QUETTA: At least 28 people, including five police officials, were martyred and 30 injured in a suicide attack in the Bhosa Mandi area of the provincial capital on Wednesday.
The attack targetted the convoy of DIG Abdul Razzaq Cheema, who remained unhurt in the attack, near a polling station on the Eastern Bypass. SHO Bhosa Mandi succumbed to his injuries.
Police confirmed it was a suicide blast and security forces established a cordon around the site of the attack.
Two minors were also among the deceased. The injured were shifted to Civil Hospital Quetta.
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