Child killed, seven injured in Quetta grenade attack

Police cordoned off the area after the incident and have launched an investigation. Photo: Geo.tv/Files

QUETTA: A child was killed and seven people injured after unidentified men hurled a hand grenade at a shop on Barori Road in the provincial capital on Thursday.

According to police, unidentified persons targeted a shop in the Micro area of Barori. The explosion injured several people including two children.

The injured were rushed to Bolan Medical Complex where one of the two children, Mudassar Ahmed, succumbed to his injuries while four critically injured persons were shifted to the Civil Hospital’s trauma centre for treatment.

Police cordoned off the area after the incident and launched an investigation.

Condemning the grenade attack, Balochistan Chief Minister Jam Kamal called for a report of the incident and directed the IG police to tighten the security arrangements in the city.

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