One killed in Pakistan bomb blast

Last Updated: Sat, Feb 09, 2013 15:10 hrs

Islamabad, Feb 9 (IANS) At least one person was killed and three others injured in a bomb blast that hit Pakistan's southwestern provincial capital of Quetta Saturday evening, local media and police said.

According to the reports, the explosion took place when a suspected suicide bomber tried to attack the Kuchlak police station of the city but he exploded his explosive jacket mistakenly before reaching the target, Xinhua reported.

The suicide bomber was killed in the blast while three passersby were injured.

Security forces cordoned off the area for search operation and found an abandoned explosive-laden vehicle parked near the police station. The bomb disposal squad defused the bomb.

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