Police personnel inspecting the scene of the blast in Quetta. - Photo by Shah Muhammad Dotani

QUETTA, 6 July: One person lost his life, while 19 others sustained injuries in a bomb blast in Quetta, while unidentified armed men gunned down three labourers in Pasni tehsil of Gwadar on Sunday.

The blast happened in Bacha Khan Chowk in which one person was killed, and 19 others, including women and children, sustained injuries. The injured persons were taken to Civil Hospital Quetta, where the doctors declared the condition of five of them as serious.

Meanwhile, unidentified armed men shot dead three labourers of a construction company in Pasni tehsil of Gwadar. Levies sources told TNN that the miscreants snatched arms from the Balochistan Constabulary personnel deployed for security of workers and machinery of the construction company and opened fire on the labourers. The attackers escaped from the scene after the incident. The Levies sources said it was an incident of target killing.

Target killing incidents are again on the rise in Balochistan.

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