Case registered over Quetta bus blast


QUETTA: Police on Tuesday have registered a case against an unknown accused in connection with the Sariab road, blast which left at least 11 people dead in Balochistan’s provincial capital.


Around two dozen people sustained injuries in the blast that ripped through a local bus in one of Quetta’s busiest and sensitive areas late on Monday.

The Spokesman for Quetta police, Javed Gharsheen said the case was registered under the Anti-Terrorism Act and the Explosive Act against the unknown terrorists by Station House Officer (SHO) Sariab police station.

Police and other law enforcement agencies personnel conducted late night raids in Sariab Road area and other parts of Quetta.

However, Gharsheen preferred to avoid sharing information with the media with regard to the arrests of suspects.

Security was beefed up in Sariab road and other surrounding areas of Quetta following the blast.