At least 5 students were killed and 70 injured in a car bomb blast that targeted a university bus near Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) office at Samungli Road in Quetta on Monday morning.
According to sources, an improvised-explosive device (IED) planted underneath a car parked on the roadside exploded near the bus of Balochistan University of Information Technology at Samungli Road, killing five students and wounding 70 others including four policemen and four female students, local police told.
“It was not immediately clear if the bus was the target but we are investigating,” police officer added.
Many students are in critical condition who were shifted to CMH while others are being treated at Civil Hospital and Bolan Medical Complex, Quetta.
The bus was taking the students to the university and was severely damaged while a rickshaw and a motorcycle were also affected due to the impact.
There was no claim of responsibility for the attack.