Grenade attack injures 6 in Pak`s Quetta city

Last Updated: Saturday, November 7, 2009 - 19:25

Islamabad: Militants today lobbed a grenade
at security personnel in a crowded market in Pakistan`s
southwestern city of Quetta today, injuring 15 people
including two children.

Four security personnel were among those injured in the
attack in the capital of Balochistan province, Deputy
Superintendent of Police Ghulam Hussain Buzdar said.

Buzdar said the attackers threw the grenade in Meezan
Chowk area, injuring security personnel, passers-by and

The injured were taken to the Civil Hospital in Quetta.

Two of them are in a critical condition, hospital
officials said.

No group claimed responsibility for the attack. Quetta
has witnessed several incidents of violence in recent days.

Unidentified men shot dead a university professor in the
city yesterday.

Meanwhile, three policemen were injured in a roadside
bomb attack near the northwestern city of Dera Ismail Khan,
police said.

A police vehicle escorting an army convoy was targeted
with a remote-controlled bomb.

Bureau Report

First Published: Saturday, November 7, 2009 - 19:25

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