In Pakistan’s restive Balochistan province, unidentified miscreants hurled grenade at a roadside stall selling Pakistani flags. At least one person was killed and 14 others, including two children, were injured in the accident. The injured have been admitted to the hospital for treatment. This information was given in a media report on Friday.
Attack in Pakistan before Independence Day
According to an English website, the incident took place at night in the Joint Road area of Quetta. Unknown bike riders hurled grenades at stalls selling the national flag and other decorations ahead of Independence Day on August 14. Police said that one person died in the attack. While at least 14 others including two children were injured. Everyone was taken to the hospital. Doctors say that the condition of the injured is stable.
So far no militant group has claimed responsibility for the attack.
According to media reports, no militant group has claimed responsibility for the attack so far. At present, the police is investigating the matter. The resource-rich Balochistan, bordering Iran and Afghanistan, is home to a long-running violent insurgency. Baloch insurgent groups have carried out several attacks in the past targeting the $60 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) projects.