QUETTA: A bicycle bomb apparently targeting security forces killed two people and injured nine others at airport road in Quetta on Tuesday, Geo News reported.
According to police, the device exploded on the road from Quetta to the airport as a convoy of the government paramilitary Frontier Corps (FC) passed nearby.
"Two people passing by were killed in the blast and nine others wounded. The injured also included three FC soldiers," a senior police official told.
Police also told that the blast occurred five kilometres (three miles) outside Quetta.
"The FC convoy was a target apparently. Around five kilograms (11 pounds) of explosive was installed in the bicycle parked roadside. It exploded when the FC convoy passed nearby," he said.
Firing was also reported after the explosion. Law enforcement agencies and rescue teams immediately reached the spot to initiate rescue efforts.
Security forces cordoned off the area and started investigation.