Policeman killed, 16 injured in blast near Quetta University
One jawan of Quetta police embraced martyrdom and 16 persons including 13 police personnel were injured in a blast that occurred near Balochistan University in Quetta, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.
Security forces and Quetta Rescue teams have cordoned off the blast site. The injured security personnel later succumbed to injuries. The security personnel was deployed at the security of the Baloch Students Organisation rally in Quetta.
Local authorities imposed an emergency in the Civil Hospital, Quetta.
A huge explosion was heard at the blast site. Edhi ambulances have shifted the injured persons to the hospital.
Federal Interior Minister Sheikh Rasheed and Balochistan Interior Minister Meer Zia ullah Langau have condemned the blast. Both interior ministers prayed for the departed soul.
Reporter Rizwan Saeed