Quetta Blast : Death toll reaches 16
Quetta : Sixteen people were killed and dozens injured in a blast at Pakistan’s Quetta’s on Friday morning.
DIG Quetta Abdul Razaq Cheema confirmed to the media that 16 people, including an FC official, lost their lives in the blast which was targetted at the Hazara community.
Eight of the dead belonged to the Hazara community, he said.
Thirty others were injured and were undergoing treatment.
We strongly condemn the terrorist attack in #Quetta that resulted in the loss of innocent lives. Prayers for the injured and for the precious lives lost in this heinous attack. Condolences to the families who lost their loved ones.
— PTI (@PTIofficial) April 12, 2019
Pakistan’s PM Imran Kha condemns blast, summons report
Prime Minister Imran Khan condemned the blast in Hazarganji and summoned a report on the incident.
The premier expressed his grief at the loss of innocent lives, and directed the authorities to ensure the best medical treatment for the injured.