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DSP among 10 killed in Blast at Quetta mosque

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At least ten persons, including a Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), were killed and 20 others sustained injuries in a bomb blast at a mosque in Quetta's Satellite Town area on Friday, police reported.

The blast took place shortly after Maghrib prayers in the densely populated Ghousabad neighbourhood of Satellite Town area, Pakistani media reported.

Among the deceased was Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Amanullah, confirmed police officials, as cited by The News International.

Rescue officials said that the injured have been shifted to the hospital for treatment.

Further details are awaited.

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First Published: Fri, January 10 2020. 20:19 IST