• News
  • World

Six killed, 20 injured in blast near Balochistan Assembly

Six killed, 20 injured in blast near Balochistan Assembly

A loud explosion rocked Quetta's Zarghoon Road on Tuesday, with at least four people killed and almost a dozen injured, DawnNews reported.

Back in December 2017, a suicide attack on the city's Bethel Memorial Methodist Church left at least nine people dead and 43 others injured.

Five to six terrorists had stormed into the police training centre at Sariyab Road and targeted at least 60 security officials after taking them hostage under the cover of aerial fire. He said two of the injured were in a critical condition. Large numbers of security personnel were deployed in the area as part of security measures for Balochistan Assembly's session. The road also leads to the Chief Minister's Secretariat.

The security forces immediately cordoned off the blast site, whereas, rescue teams rushed to the spot and moved the injured persons to nearby hospitals.

According to sources, a suicide bomber riding a motorcycle detonated his explosives at the check-point after failing to reach Balochistan Assembly.

The injured have been shifted to Civil Hospital and Balochistan Medical Complex (BMC), while emergency has been declared in these medical facilities. Media personnel have all gathered at the provincial assembly.

Leave Your Comment

Leave Your Comment


Latest News

  • No, it isnt too late to get a flu shot

    No, it isnt too late to get a flu shot

    That means washing your hands, using a hand sanitizer, and coughing or sneezing into a tissue or the inside of your arm. I had questions about the vaccine and she had answers; most importantly, "No, the vaccine does not have a live strain".
    Starbucks espresso goes 'blonde' to lure in new coffee drinkers

    Starbucks espresso goes 'blonde' to lure in new coffee drinkers

    The new espresso will be in addition to the signature espresso and will be a permanent menu addition. For the first time in over 40 years, the coffee giant is introducing a new core espresso.
    The Razer Phone scores support for HDR10, Dolby Digital 5.1 Netflix content

    The Razer Phone scores support for HDR10, Dolby Digital 5.1 Netflix content

    Razer's project Linda aims to leverage the power of the Razer Phone and instantly transforms it into an Android based laptop PC. Razer didn't share any details about pricing or even going into full production with the Project Linda at this time.
  • Firefighters rescue 14-year-old girl from California home destroyed by mudslides

    Firefighters rescue 14-year-old girl from California home destroyed by mudslides

    At least 50 helicopter rescues were conducted in parts of Santa Barbara County hard hit by flash flooding, fire officials said. At least six people have died from weather-related incidents, the Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office said today.
    LG Electronics turns operating profit in Q4

    LG Electronics turns operating profit in Q4

    Preliminary revenue for the December quarter advanced 23.8 percent over the year to 66 trillion won (61.9 billion USA dollars). For the 12 months of 2017, Samsung predicted its operating profit would jump 83.3 percent to KRW 53.6 trillion.
    Kia Niro EV Concept Achieves 238 Miles on a Charge

    Kia Niro EV Concept Achieves 238 Miles on a Charge

    Woong-chul Yang said: "Kia's connected cars will be both boundless and connected and offer a new kind of mobility experience". For example, the Niro EV Concept could theoretically limit its maximum power if it recognized a teen driver behind the wheel.
  • CBP stepped up border searches of electronic devices previous year

    CBP stepped up border searches of electronic devices previous year

    This means that anything that can not be accessed without a data connection is off-limits to police officers in a "basic" search . The ACLU said the CBP's policy change was "positive", but called for border checks to be brought into line with national laws.
    Oprah Winfrey's long-term partner thinks she would

    Oprah Winfrey's long-term partner thinks she would "absolutely" run for president

    But that may change now that Winfrey is reportedly considering a 2020 presidential bid herself. "I love Oprah. She had Donald Trump - this was before politics - her last week, and she had Donald Trump and my family.
    BJP hits out at Rahul Gandhi, says his Bahrain speech 'irresponsible

    BJP hits out at Rahul Gandhi, says his Bahrain speech 'irresponsible

    Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, addressing a press conference, said that Mr. You have shown us how you have built the countries you have journeyed to.
  • Trump on Oprah: 'I don't think she's going to run'

    Trump on Oprah: 'I don't think she's going to run'

    DeMille Award at the Golden Globe Awards, becoming the first black woman to earn the distinction. Quincy Jones said it was "an honour" to support Winfrey after she thanked him in her speech.
    Blizzard and Twitch announce Overwatch League media partnership

    Blizzard and Twitch announce Overwatch League media partnership

    A full schedule and information about ticket sales can be found here, and all matches can be viewed live here. To get the skins costs tokens, which are $5 for 100 tokens.
    Celebrate perseverance, purposeful action at MLK observance event

    Celebrate perseverance, purposeful action at MLK observance event

    The principal chief noted that King wrote about colonization and the injustices committed against indigenous peoples. Mary's and Calvert counties on annual prayer breakfasts January 15 and their associated activities.
  • Ed Royce Is The Latest In Wave Of GOP Retirements

    Ed Royce Is The Latest In Wave Of GOP Retirements

    Although Democrats have a number of vulnerable incumbents themselves , several of the Republican retirements - including Reps. Royce won in 2016 with more than 57 percent of the vote, and Republicans hold a narrow edge in voter registration.
    New Hyundai NEXO fuel cell SUV revealed in full at CES

    New Hyundai NEXO fuel cell SUV revealed in full at CES

    Case in point: Its Tucson forebear featured a separate motor/drive unit and fuel cell stack, all packaged under the hood in front. When the Nexo arrives in early 2018, it will also debut several new driver assist technologies that are new to the Hyundai brand.
    Leonard suffers tear, out of NBA action

    Leonard suffers tear, out of NBA action

    The injury comes at a bad time for the 26-year-old as he began to produce his best basketball again in recent games. They will certainly hope that this latest injury doesn't keep him out for too long.
  • Meghan Markle deletes social media accounts ahead of wedding

    Meghan Markle deletes social media accounts ahead of wedding

    The Palace has already been including Meghan in its public posts, ever since she and Harry announced their engagement. She also authored a blog, The Tig, that she shut down in April as her romance with Harry became even more serious.
    US President Donald Trump to attend Davos economic forum

    US President Donald Trump to attend Davos economic forum

    This year, Trump will discuss his "America First" agenda in person, said White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders. Trump goes to Davos after backing out of a Pacific Rim trade agreement and repudiating the Paris Climate accord.
    Five things to know about new Chicago Bears coach Matt Nagy

    Five things to know about new Chicago Bears coach Matt Nagy

    The Chiefs, after scoring 21 points in the first half, were shut out afterward and wound up losing 22-21 in the wild-card round. Nagy's luster took on a new shine late in the season when Reid handed off play calling duties to his young protegé.

Breaking News



Recommended

Morrisons cheers an 'especially strong' Christmas

The number of transactions also rose by 2.3 per cent over the crucial Christmas period, alongside a rise in like-for-like volumes.

Microsoft halts AMD chip patches after PC problems

In certain cases, where servers aren't at risk from data theft, companies may decide speed is more important than security. Intel released its own performance information, though it showed just a slight impact for its 8th-generation Core chips.

North Adams Man Is Arraigned On A Murder Charge

Last year, Kashmere Redd, a 28-year-old trans man living in NY , was stabbed to death by his partner, Doris Carrasquillo. In addition to founding the Miss Trans America pageant, she also helped to launch the Miss Trans New England pageant.

Steve Kerr believes LaVar Ball has become 'the Kardashian of the NBA'

Kerr's comparison to the Kardashians is spot on, as the Ball's even boast their own reality TV show nowadays. Earlier in the season, he said that Walton didn't know how to coach his son, No. 2 overall pick Lonzo Ball .

Creed Scribe Aaron Covington Will Pen Black Panther

The trailer received prime-time billing during the half-time of the College Football Playoff National Championship game. The next issue of Black Panther: Long Live the King will be available January 10 via ComiXology .

Men who take ibuprofen are at risk fertility problems, study says

Jegou, however, warned against taking the drug for months beyond what it necessary. "The risk is greater than the benefit". This would lead to continuously low levels of testosterone, because the body could no longer compensate for the fall.

Google doodle honours Indian-American biochemist

He was a professor at the University of British Columbia from 1952 to 1960, where he began his work on DNA research. With a number of scholarships , Khorana went on to earn a doctorate in organic chemistry in 1948.

The Weeknd Severs Ties with H&M After "Deeply Offensive" Product Photo

The Weeknd said he is severing ties with H&M after it advertised a sweatshirt many said was racist . We will also look into our internal routines to avoid such situations in the future.

"LG showcases new rollable 65" OLED display

LG created the screen using its famous OLED display technology, which allows for a wide range of colours and impressive contrast. LG's secret seems to be the paper-thin OLED (organic light emitting diode) display which is found in top-end smartphones and TVs.

Blanca Blanco Explains Why She Didn't Wear Black to Golden Globes 2018

Of course the mum-to-be was dressed in black, opting for a floor-length gown, as per the dress code. In my opinion this symbolizes our freedom and our new strength.