4 killed, 16 injured in rocket attack in Quetta, Pakistan

10:41, March 24, 2011      

Email | Print | Subscribe | Comments | Forum 

At least four people were killed and 16 others injured in a rocket attack Wednesday evening in Pakistan's southwest city of Quetta, reported local TV channel Express.

According to the report, the attack took place at about 6:40 pm (local time) when some unknown militants fired two rockets in the Sariab road of the city. The injured people included one policeman.

No further details are available at this point.

A number of terrorist attacks were reported in different parts of Pakistan on Wednesday. Earlier Wednesday two remote-control bombs exploded in northwest Pakistan, killing one and injuring eight others including six cops.

Apart from these, a rocket attack was also reported in Pakistan 's southern port city of Karachi, during which three people inside a mosque were injured. On Wednesday afternoon, three NATO oil tankers were torched by some unknown miscreants in Pakistan's southwest city of Sibi.

Source: Xinhua
 
 
     
 
 
 
     
 
 
 
  Weekly review  
 
 
 
     
 
 

(Editor:燕勐)

  • Do you have anything to say?

双语词典
dictionary

  
Special Coverage
  • Survey for 2011 NPC and CPPCC Sessions
  • Focus On China
Major headlines
Editor's Pick
  • Elizabeth Taylor mourned in Los Angeles
  • U.S. dispatches amphibious assault ship to join Libya mission
  • Anti-Gaddafi rally staged in Benghazi
  • Job fairs held in NE China
  • Folk temple fair celebrated in Guandu Township, China's Yunnan
  • Dough artworks displayed in Lanxian County, China's Shanxi
Hot Forum Dicussion