Two killed in blast in SW Pakistan's Quetta

09:59, May 23, 2010      

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At least two people were killed and three others injured in a blast in southwest Pakistan's city of Quetta on Saturday, police sources said.

The blast ripped through a residential area of Quetta, the capital of Balochistan province, local police said.

According to the private TV Geo News, a bomb and firing incident happened at Sirki Road of the city.

Causes and nature of the blast was not established so far.

Those injured were rushed to civil hospital. Rescue teams thronged to the scene soon after the blast, witnesses said.