Balochistan, August 16: At least four people have been killed in an explosion in Pakistan's Balochistan on Friday afternoon. The blast was reported in a mosque in Kuchlak, a city located near the provincial capital, Quetta. According to reports, around 15 people have been injured. They have been shifted to a hospital for medical attention. Pakistan Bomb Blast: IS Claims Responsibility for Attack in Quetta.

As per initial reports, the explosion was carried out using an IED (improvised explosive device). A rescue operation is underway and the area has been cordoned off. Pakistan: Blast in Quetta Mosque During Friday Prayers Kills 2, Injures Several People.

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Reports state that the blast took place when the people finished their Friday prayers in a madrasa in Kuchlak town.

(The above story first appeared on LatestLY on Aug 16, 2019 04:40 PM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website