Bomb blast kills 2 in Pakistan's Balochistan

According to officials, the bomb blast took place in Panjgur district's Chitkan market.

Published: 14th March 2019 07:58 PM  |   Last Updated: 14th March 2019 07:58 PM   |  A+A-

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KARACHI: A powerful explosion ripped through a crowded market in Pakistan's restive Balochistan province on Thursday, killing two persons and injuring seven others.

According to officials, the bomb blast took place in Panjgur district's Chitkan market.

"Two people were killed in the blast on the spot and seven others injured," they said.

The deceased were in a car which caught fire after the blast, the officials said.

No group has claimed responsibility for the attack.

Last month, many incidents of violence and terrorism reported form Balochistan.

On February 24, at least one person was killed and 18 others injured in a bomb blast in Dera Murad Jamali.

On February 17, four soldiers were killed in an ambush by terrorists in Goran, some 70 kms from Panjgur district.

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