News from Pakistan stated that, at least 12 people have been killed and 14 wounded in a suicide car bomb attack near the provincial police chief’s office in the southwestern Pakistani city of Quetta.
The explosion on Friday morning targeted a police checkpost near a complex that is housing the Balochistan police chief's office, local police officer Muhammad Akbar said.
According to Aljazeera, at least six police officers were among those killed, Ali Mardan, a senior police officer.
A provincial government spokesperson Anwar ul Haq Kakar told reporters that, vehicle approached the checkpost and provincial government spokesperson Anwar ul Haq Kakar were set off when the driver of the vehicle was stopped by the police.
Another police official, Altaf Hussain said: "Some of the wounded are still in critical condition. Most are police personnel, as well as a traffic warden."