Blast in Quetta hits police vehicle

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QUETTA : A homemade explosive device targeted a police van on early Monday morning in Hazar Ganji area of Quetta .

According to initial reports, several people including policemen sustained minor injuries as result of the blast, which partially damaged the police vehicle and the entrance gate of Hazar Ganji Sabzi Mandi (vegetable market).It was a homemade IED that went off at the main gate of market, apparently targeting a police van, security officials told media.

However, no casualities have been reported in the incident. The injured were shifted to a nearby hospital.

The bomb disposal squad (BDS) team has reached the blast scene and inspecting the spot.

Moreover, security forces have cordoned off the area and launched a search operation.

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