At least 15 killed in bomb blast in Pakistan’s Quetta

At least 15 killed in bomb blast in Pakistan's Quetta

At least 15 people have been killed and two dozen others injured after a powerful blast targeted a military truck in Pakistan’s southwestern province of Balochistan on Saturday night.

The so-called ISIS claimed the attack shortly afterwards, saying a motorcycle suicide bomber killed 17 soldiers.

Authorities have imposed a state of emergency in the city and all hospitals have been put on alert.

Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa said terrorists were trying to disrupt Monday’s Independence Day celebrations.


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