58 killed, 178 injured in Quetta blast

Feb 17, 2013, 09:17 IST | Agencies

Around four people were killed and 15 others injured in a blast in Pakistan's Quetta city yesterday

The bomb went off at about 5.40 pm at Karani Road area of the capital of Balochistan province.

The nature and target of the blast was not immediately known as police and paramilitary troops cordoned off the area following the incident, keeping media and residents away from the targeted area.

The injured were shifted to Bolan Med Complex of Quetta amid high security. No group had yet claimed responsibility for the blast. 

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