At least 15 killed, 25 injured in Quetta attack

  • Saturday 12, August 2017 in 11:30 PM
Sharjah24 – WAM: At least 8 military personnel were among 15 martyred while over 25 were injured in an explosion targetting an Army truck near Quetta’s Pishin Stop, according to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR).

"An attempt to mar independence day festivity. Our resolve won’t succumb to any challenge," DG ISPR posted on Twitter. 

ISPR confirmed 15 people were martyred including 7 civilians while 25 were injured, including 15 civilians.

"Incendiary explosive was used in the blast due to which nearby vehicles caught fire," ISPR reported.

"The target was a security forces vehicle," said Home Minister Sarfaraz Bugti.