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At least 15 killed in suicide blast near polio centre in Quetta

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Baku, January 13, AZERTAC

At least 15 people were killed in a suicide blast targeting police outside a polio vaccination centre in Quetta’s Satellite Town, Pakistan, on Wednesday, of which most were police officials, according to The Express Tribune newspaper.

“There are 15 dead, including 12 police, one paramilitary, and two civilians,” a local police official told AFP, adding that at least 10 people had been wounded, nine of whom were police and one a civilian.

Initial reports revealed that the attack was conducted to target a security forces convoy on a roadside near the polio centre and was carried out using a times device.

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