11 killed, 23 injured in Pakistan blast

Islamabad: At least 11 people were killed and 23 injured on Monday in an explosion in a packed passenger bus in Quetta city of Pakistan's Balochistan province, media reports said.

Most of the wounded people were in a critical condition, a police official said, reported Geo News.

Pakistani volunteers and residents gather beside a damaged bus after a bomb explosion in Quetta on October 19, 2015. Pic/ AFP

The explosion was carried out through a timed device, the official said, adding that at least 6 kg explosives were placed at the roof of the bus. An emergency was imposed in all hospitals in Quetta following the incident.

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