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DSP among 15 killed in blast at Pakistan's Quetta mosque

The blast took place shortly after Maghrib prayers in the densely populated Ghousabad neighbourhood of Satellite Town area.

Published: 10th January 2020 08:54 PM  |   Last Updated: 11th January 2020 02:16 PM   |  A+A-

Aftermath of the blast in Quetta

Aftermath of the blast in Quetta (Photo | Twitter)

By ANI

QUETTA: At least fifteen persons, including a Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), were killed and 20 others sustained injuries in a bomb blast at a mosque in Quetta's Satellite Town area on Friday, police reported.

The blast took place shortly after Maghrib prayers in the densely populated Ghousabad neighbourhood of Satellite Town area, Pakistani media reported.

Among the deceased was Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Amanullah, confirmed police officials, as cited by The News International.

Rescue officials said that the injured have been shifted to the hospital for treatment. Further details are awaited.

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