Area cordoned off
Five people were injured in an explosion near Bashir Chowk on Quetta’s Qambrani road Monday afternoon.
Police said an FC officer was among the wounded. The blast occurred when the officers were passing by the area on their motorcycle.
The injured people were moved to Civil Hospital, Quetta.
Police and FC personnel cordoned off the area after the blast, and a bomb squad was called. It has said that the bomb was locally made and remote-controlled.
Police have detained multiple people at the site for questioning.
Last week, seven people were killed and over 14 injured in an explosion at a Palestine solidarity rally in Chaman. Jamaat-e-Islami Nazaryati’s Maulana Abdul Qadir Luni was injured in the attack.