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Eleven martyred including the son of Balochistan Shia Conference in Quetta

jos_breaking_news_72-300x180 The death toll in Quetta Civil Hospital blast has been raised to Ten. DSP headquarters Zahir Shah Kazmi and a son of Balochistan Shia Conference Arshad Zaidi also among the martyrs in Quetta incidents.   Earlier on Frinday Morning, the son of Balochistan Shia Conference and local bank manager Arshad Zaidi was killed by the terrorists of outlawed organization Sipah-e-Sahaba and Taliban, at Mannan chowk who was brought to Civil Hospital at Jinnah Road where he was succumbed to injuries and got martyrdom. The killing of Arshad Zaidi son of Balochistan Shia Conference leader Ashraf Zaidi was a part of a series of Shia target killing incidents that have been going on in Quetta and Balochistan from the last five years. According to the Shiite News Correspondent, Large number of people was gathered at the Jinnah Hospital Quetta at the body of Shaheed Arshad Zaid, inclduing the Shia eleders, Local MPA of PPP Agha Nasir, Police Officals and Media person, when a suicide bomber killed at least 10 people in a sectarian bomb attack inside a Hospital. The blast damaged the emergency department and nearby buildings. Emergency has been imposed in the hospital and FC has cordoned off the area after the blast. DIG Investigations Quetta has confirmed that Ten people have been killed and 35 wounded in the blast. PPP MPA Agha Nasir Shah also sustained injuries in the blast. Talking to media DIG Investigations Quetta Qazi Abdul Wahid said a suspected head and an arm have been recovered from the blast site. He said it could be a suicide blast.According to police, 15 kg of explosive material was used for the blast. A cameraman from the private TV news channel Samaa was among the dead while five other reporters sustained injuries. Another senior police official said it was a suicide attack and a severed head had been found at the scene. It had not been verified that it was the bomber’s head. The official said it appeared to be a sectarian attack against Shias.

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