Pakistan: Two people killed in Quetta bomb blast

Quetta, 27 Oct. (AKI) - Two people were killed and several others were injured in a bomb blast in the centre of the Pakistani city of Quetta on Monday.

According to police, a bomb exploded outside the local mayor's office near Liaquat Bagh.

Pakistan's Geo News reports that the blast also damaged nearby buildings and vehicles parked in the area. Police immediately cordoned off the area.

Emergency services arrived at the scene and began ferrying the injured to hospital.

Quetta is the capital of Baluchistan, reputedly a Taliban stronghold on the border of Afghanistan.

No one has taken responsibility for the attack.


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