4 policemen killed, 11 injured in blast in Pakistan’s Quetta

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Islamabad, May 14 : A bomb blast tore through a market near a mosque in Pakistan’s restive Balochistan province on Monday, killing four policeman and injuring 11 others, officials said.

The explosion in the provincial capital Quetta’s Satellite Town area occurred when people were assembling for prayers near the mosque.

The bomb was apparently planted on a motorcycle, Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Police Abdul Razzaq Cheema said.

“Four policemen were killed,” he said.

Another 11 people were injured in the attack, Provincial Home Minister Ziaullah Langov said. PTI