Reports from Quetta said an improvised Explosive Device was planted near to the track in Pirkani Abad area of Quetta as a result of explosion, two feet part of the track destroyed. Due to the explosion train service slowed down.
Soon after the explosion a heavy contingent of security forces reached to the neighborhood and cordoned off the area. A heavy contingent of police and security forces reached the spot soon after the explosion and cordoned off the area.
“It was a subversive act to terrify people. Repair work on the damaged track has been concluded,” a police officer said.
According to the reports revealed from Pakistan Railway when the explosion occurred neither any train was coming nor leaving for any other area from Quetta. Police started a search operation in the nearby areas.
No group had claimed responsibility for the attack till the filing of this report.