Explosion targeting a police vehicle Pakistan leaves 5 dead, over 30 injured
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  • 11:20 31 July 2019

Explosion targeting a police vehicle Pakistan leaves 5 dead, over 30 injured

At least five people were killed, while 34 more sustained injuries as a result of an explosion targeting a police vehicle in Pakistan's western city of Quetta on Tuesday, ONA reports citing Sputnik International.

All those injured have been hospitalized.

The blast occurred near a police car at a police station close to Bacha Khan Chowk, a neighborhood of Quetta. The police have claimed that terrorists had detonated explosives planted on several motorcycles near the site.

According to medics of the city's Civil Hospital, six of the 30 injured people are in critical condition.

Meanwhile, Samaa TV broadcaster reported that there were two policemen among those four people killed in the blast.

The site of the incident was cordoned off by the police and further investigation will reportedly continue on Wednesday.

Faig Mahmudov

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