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13 killed, several injured in bomb blast at mosque in Pakistan's Quetta

Several people have been injured in the incident which took place at the mosque in Quetta's Satellite Town, The Express Tribune reported

Press Trust of India  |  Karachi 

Pakistani police officers examine the site of an explosion in Quetta, Pakistan, Friday, June 23, 2017. A powerful bomb went off near the office of the provincial police chief in southwest Pakistan on Friday, causing casualties. Photo: AP/PTI
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At least 13 people including a prayer leader and a police officer were killed in a powerful bomb blast at a mosque in Balochistan's capital Quetta on Friday, just three days after a similar incident killed two persons in the city, according to media reports.

Several people have been injured in the incident which took place at the mosque in Quetta's Satellite Town, The Express Tribune reported.

An emergency has been declared at all hospitals in the area.

The nature of the blast was being analysed, the report added.

The blast occurred three days after two men were killed and over a dozen injured in a blast near a vehicle of the security forces in Quetta.

First Published: Fri, January 10 2020. 20:40 IST
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