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Quetta: Explosion in police lines kills two,dozen injured

An explosion near Quetta’s police lines has killed two policemen and injured 12 people including six policemen.

According to police IG Tahir Rai, explosives were planted in a motorcycle. Police and rescue teams arrived at the site after the explosion.

The injured are in a critical state and are being shifted to hospitals by rescue teams.

Security forces have sealed the area and have launched a search operation.

Chief Minister of Balochistan Jam Kamal Khan has condemned the incident.

“Terrorist elements want to ruin the province’s peace. [We] will never allow terrorists to succeed in their nefarious plans,” he was quoted as saying in a statement.

The chief minister directed officials to submit a report into the attack and to provide the best available treatment facilities to the injured.

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