13 injured in Pakistan blast

Islamabad, April 24 (IANS) At least 13 people were injured when a bomb went off outside a hospital in Pakistan’s southwest Quetta city Wednesday, a media report said.

Geo TV said that the incident happened around 8.10 a.m. in Satellite town area located in the suburbs of Quetta, the capital city of the country’s Balochistan province.

Deputy Inspector General of Police Fayyaz Sumbul said that the bomb was detonated by a remote controlled device and an estimated 2 to 3 kg of explosive materials were fixed on a bicycle parked near the hospital.

The injured people were shifted to hospital where one of them was critical, reported Xinhua.

No group has claimed responsibility for the attack yet.

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