ISLAMABAD – Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday strongly denounced the Quetta blast and directed the Ministry of Interior to investigate the incident from all its aspects and reach the depth of the matter.
Prime Minister Imran Khan, in a tweet, said “I am deeply saddened by the loss of innocent lives in the condemnable and cowardly terrorist attack in Quetta yesterday.”
The premier further said that the nation has made great sacrifices in defeating terrorism and will not allow this scourge to rise again. We remain alert to all internal and external threats, he added.
It merits mention that death toll from bomb blast at the parking of Serena Hotel on Wednesday has climbed to five after an injured person succumbed to his wounds during treatment at the Civil Hospital Quetta.
Sources said that one police official is among the dead. At least 11 persons injured in the blast are still under treatment at the Civil Hospital Quetta.
An explosion took place at Wednesday night in the parking of a hotel on Quetta’s Jinnah Road, leaving four people dead on the spot and twelve others injured.