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Blast in Pakistani city of Quetta kills 20: police

by FP Staff  Jun 30, 2013 23:45 IST

QUETTA, Pakistan (Reuters) - At least 20 people were killed and more than 60 wounded when a suicide bomber attacked an area inhabited mainly by the ethnic Hazara minority in the southwestern Pakistani city of Quetta, police said.

"It was a suicide attack," Mobil Ahmed, a deputy inspector-general of police, told Reuters. "It killed around 20 people and wounded over 60."

(Writing by Matthew Green; Reporting by Gul Yousufzai)