11 killed, 23 injured in Pakistan blast


At least 11 people were killed and 23 injured in an explosion in a packed passenger bus in Quetta city of Pakistan’s Balochistan province on Monday, media reports said.

Most of the wounded people were in a critical condition, a police official said, reported Geo News.

The explosion was carried out through a timed device, the official said, adding that at least 6 kg explosives were placed at the roof of the bus.

An emergency was imposed in all hospitals in Quetta following the incident.

Earlier, in August, Seven people have died after a blast at the residence of the home minister of the Pakistani province of Punjab.

The home minister, Shuja Khanzada, himself is trapped under the rubble with his security officers including a DSP.

The roof of the interior minister Khanzada had collapsed after the blasts.