4 policemen martyred, 12 injured in Quetta blast

QUETTA, May 13 (APP):At least four police personnel were martyred and 12 others, including civilians, were injured in a blast near Masjid Al-Huda in Mini Market area of Satellite Town Block-2 here on Monday night.
According to police sources, the blast occurred when a police van with personnel aboard reached the site for ensuring protection of the worshippers during the Taraweeh prayers.
The dead bodies and the injured were shifted the Civil Hospital Quetta where two of the injured were stated to be in serious condition.
The martyred policemen were identified as Muhammad Ishaq, Ghulam Nabi, Mushtaq Shah, and Zulfiqar.
The injured included police van driver Raheem Bakhsh, Saeed Irfan, Aqeel, Waris Ahmed, Muhammad Qasim, Haji Abdul Jabbar, Sabir Hussain, Ahmed Sayal, Mushtaq Shah, Qadir, Jameel, Muhammad Anwar and Nabeel.
The law enforcement agencies personnel reached the site and cordoned off the entire area. Investigation was underway to ascertain the nature of blast