25 Killed & Injured as Blast Hits Police Forces in SW City of Pakistan’s Quetta

Wed Jan 13, 2016 09:45:42

At least 15 people have lost their lives and ten others sustained injuries in a powerful explosion targeted police forces outside a polio vaccination center in the Pakistan’s southwestern city of Quetta.

"There are 15 dead, including 12 police, one paramilitary, and two civilians," a local police official, requesting anonymity, told AFP on Wednesday.

He added that at least 10 people, nine of whom were police officers and a civilian, were wounded in the act of violence.

Eyewitnesses said they heard an exchange of gunfire after a loud blast rocked the area.


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