At least 15 persons, including eight security personnel, lost their lives in a suicide attack near Manaf Hospital in Pishin Stop area
QUETTA, (Pakistan Point News - 13th Aug, 2017 ): At least 15 persons, including eight security personnel, lost their lives in a suicide attack near Manaf Hospital in Pishin Stop area of the provincial capital on Saturday. According to the Civil Defence Bomb Disposal Squad Team, the suicide bomber was riding a motorcycle with 20 to 25 kg explosive / incindery material, including ball-bearings. ISPR, in a statement, said, the terrorist targetted a military vehicle on duty.
Incendiary explosive was used in the attack, due to which nearby vehicles also caught fire. At least 25 persons, including 10 security personnel, were also injured in the attack. The injured were rushed to Civil Hospital, Bolan Medical Hospital and Combined Military Hospital (CMH). Army troops reached the incident site and cordoned off the area. Health Minister Rehmat Saleh Baloch announced emergency in hospitals. The injured, including Nk Shahzad, Lnk Qaiser, Spr Sadaqat, Lnk Masroor, Sep Abdullah, Sep Zia Ullah, Spr Riaz Iqbal, Spr Allah Dino, Spr Muhammad Shah, Spr Abbas Ali, Spr Muhammad Tanveer and Sep Aqib Ali were being treated at CMH.