Four killed as blast rips through Quetta mosque

QUETTA, Pakistan: Four people lost their lives while 20 further suffered injuries when a bomb ripped through a mosque in Kuchlak, an area in the outskirts of Balochistan Capital Quetta, the Dispatch News Desk (DND) news agency reported.

As per the initial information, the blast went off after Friday prayers in Al-Haj Masjid located in Kulli Qasim area of Kuchlak.

The Quetta Police Chief Abdul Razzaq Cheema told media that the explosive devices had been planted under the wooden chair of the prayer leader.

The dead bodies and injured persons were shifted to Civil Hospital Quetta wherein an emergency was declared, and in the meantime, security forces cordoned off the entire area.

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