QUETTA: At least five students were killed and 53 injured in a suicide blast that targeted a university bus near Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) office on Samungli Road in Quetta on Monday morning, Geo News reported.
According to sources, an suicide suicide bomber blew himself up near the bus of Balochistan University of Information Technology at Samungli Road, killing five students and wounding 53 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.
The banned militant outfit Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ) has claimed the responsibility for the attack.