Blast near Quetta police station kills at least one
[Dawn] At least one person was killed and three maimed on Saturday when a powerful kaboom shook Quetta, the scenic provincial capital of Balochistan
...the Pak province bordering Kandahar and Uruzgun provinces in Afghanistan and Sistan Baluchistan in Iran. Its native Baloch propulation is being displaced by Pashtuns and Punjabis and they aren't happy about it...
, DawnNews reported.
According to police, a bomb went
kaboom! near a cop shoppe in the Kuchlak area of Quetta, damaging cars and nearby buildings. The damage could have been worst as security officials pushed back crowds from the site after recovering 25 kilograms of explosives and 20 liters of petrol in jerry cans from a vehicle parked close to the site of incident. The bomb disposal squad was also called in.
The three injured were shifted to the nearby district hospital.
Senior police official Wazir Khan Nasir said that parts of a human body were found from the area which indicated that the kaboom could either be a suicide kaboom, or that the bomb went
kaboom! while the attacker was planting it near the cop shoppe.
Switzerland makes more than cheese...
he said that the exact nature of the blast could only be confirmed after police concludes its initial investigation.
Posted by: Fred 2013-02-10