QUETTA: At least one person, believed to be a passerby, was killed in a roadside explosion on New Sabzal Road (CPEC Road) in Quetta, Balochistan, on Thursday.
Details about the incident remain scarce at this time. Initial reports suggest the blast occurred on New Sabzal Road, a major thoroughfare in Quetta that forms part of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) route.
The identity of the deceased is yet to be confirmed. Authorities are investigating the cause of the explosion and searching for any potential perpetrators.
This incident follows a series of violent events in Balochistan during the ongoing election campaign, raising concerns about security in the region.