18 April 2017

News Story: Blast, firing leave 8 killed, 5 injured in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, April 17 (Xinhua) -- At least eight people were killed and five others injured in three separate incidents of bomb explosion and firing in Pakistan on Monday, local Urdu media reported.

Dawn News said that a four-year-old boy was killed while his two playmates were injured when a bomb exploded near them in Quetta in southwest Balochistan Province.

Police said the kids were playing outside their home when the incident happened.

Izzat Ali, a police officer in the area, said that they were investigating the motive behind the explosion.

Read the full story at Xinhua