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Home / World News / 13 killed, several injured in blast at mosque in Pakistan’s Quetta: Report

13 killed, several injured in blast at mosque in Pakistan’s Quetta: Report

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

world Updated: Jan 10, 2020 20:43 IST
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India
Karachi
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
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(Getty Images/iStockphoto (Representative Image))

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.