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Balochistan: Two separate blasts target ‘Kashmir Day’ rallies in Quetta and Sibi

Two separate incidents of blasts were reported targeting ‘Kashmir Day’ rallies in Balochistan’s cities of Quetta and Sibi on Friday.

Two people were killed and four injured in a blast near the Deputy Commissioner Office in Quetta.

As being reported, security forces cordoned off the area while injured and dead bodies were shifted to Civil Hospital Quetta.

At least two people were killed and four others injured in an explosion near the DC office on Inscomb Road in Quetta on Friday

Earlier in the day, at least 24 people were injured in a blast targeting a Kashmir Solidarity Day rally in Balochistan’s Sibi district.

According to the Sibi Station House Officer Wazir Khan Marri, miscreants on a motorcycle threw a hand grenade at Luni Chowk, which resulted in injuries to at least 24 people.

The injured, which included two children, 11 of those injured have been shifted to District Headquarter Hospital (DHQ) while five to Combined Military Hospital (CMH) in Quetta.

One of the injured persons, reportedly a police constable, is said to be in critical condition.

According to doctors, the condition of the four injured was serious.

Balochistan Home Minister Mir Ziaullah Langov condemned the blast and has sought a report from the authorities concerned.

He said that those killing people in terrorism deserve stern punishment.

“We will foil the nefarious designs of those trying to destabilize the province,” he added.

No one has yet claimed responsibility for the attacks.

Saman Siddiqui

Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.

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