At least 70 killed in Pakistan hospital bombing

First responders and volunteers transport an injured man away from the scene of a bomb blast outside a hospital in Quetta, Pakistan August 8, 2016. REUTERS/Naseer Ahmed–Pakistan: At least 70 people were killed in a bombing detonated at a hospital in Quetta of Pakistan. Some 112 others injured during the bombing detonated by a militant group, informed Rehmat Baloch who is the health minister of Balochistan province.

The bombing occurred as a famous lawyer Bilal Kasi was gunned down and his body was taken to hospital. Most of the killed were lawyers and journalists who were there to mourn Kasi and to take the news report.

Sarfaraz Gugti Hospital’s emergency was heavily rocked as the bomb went off at around 9.30 am in the morning. The scene the hospital was horrific and bodies were scattered and injured were trying to get up. International media reports that the Pakistan Taliban has claimed the responsibility of the bombing and Kasi’s killing.

Published on: August 9, 2016 2:38 pm

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