Eight killed in gas cylinder blast in Balochistan
At least eight persons got killed in a gas cylinder blast at a small roadside market in Mashkail, Balochistan, reported 24News HD TV channel.
Mashkel, a remote town in Baluchistan province borders Iran.
As per initial reports, a cylinder blast took place in a shop. The explosion caused the collapse of the four other adjacent shops. The mud-brick shops' collapse caused the casualties. Five of the killed persons are identified as Afghan nationals while two others belong to Chaman, Qila Abdullah. One deceased person has not been identified so far.
Mashkel is located 150 kilometers west of Quetta, the capital of Baluchistan.