At least 7 killed in Balochistan shrine blast

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QUETTA: At least seven people were reportedly killed in a ‘suicide’ explosion in Balochistan’s Jhal Magsi district on Thursday.

Sources said the the explosion took place inside the Fatehpur shrine as Urs celebrations were underway.

“It was a suicide blast and a police constable was also killed in the blast,” Balochistan government spokesperson Anwarul Haq Kakar told Reuters.

He added that the constable was killed while attempting to stop the suicide bomber from entering the shrine.

According to hospital sources, condition of several people injured in the explosion is critical.

This  developing news story is being updated and more details will be published shortly.

The post At least 7 killed in Balochistan shrine blast appeared first on The Express Tribune.

Source: Tribune News | At least 7 killed in Balochistan shrine blast

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