Eight killed, 12 injured in Quetta blasts, firing

QUETTA: At least eight people were killed and 12 others injured in firing and blasts here on Wednesday.

Unknown men hurled a hand grenade and opened fire at a barber shop located on Zarghoon Road. 13 people were injured in the attack and later four of them succumbed to their injuries while receiving treatment at a local hospital.

According to police, the shop owners belonged to Bahawalpur and authorities had already alerted them that they could be targeted by the miscreants. Further investigation into the incident is underway.

Two hours later a photographer’s shop was attacked on Sariab Road. One person was killed and another injured after a hand grenade was hurled and firing was opened at the shop.

A man and his son were killed in a firing incident on Joint Road while one person was killed in another incident on Kasi Road. INP

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