Three martyred in the blast in Shia Hazara market in Quetta Hazar Ganji on Sunday.
A remote-controlled bomb exploded in Quetta. Due to that, at least three people embraced martyrdom and seven sustained injuries.
Three martyred in the blast in Shia Hazara market
According to police, the explosion took place at the Hazarganji fruit market on the outskirts of Quetta.
They said the terrorists had planted explosives in a motorcycle.
Preliminary investigations revealed that the terrorists used explosives weighing four to five kilogrammes in the attack.
National Counter Terrorism Authority (NACTA) in Islamabad had recently issued a threat alert for Peshawar and Quetta.
It said that banned (Deobandi takfiri) militant outfit Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) is planning terrorist activities in the two cities.
According to NACTA statement TTP aims to target religious and political parties in bomb attacks and suicide bombings.
Balochistan Chief Minister Jam Kamal Khan condemned the terror blast. He said that terrorist elements seek to shatter the peace of Quetta in a bid to achieve their nefarious aims.
The chief minister directed authorities to provide the best medical facilities to the injured.