Blast hits residence of Balochistan’s finance minister; three dead

A blast hit the residence of Balochistan’s finance minister in Quetta killed at least three people and left six others seriously injured on Thursday, a senior police officer told AFP.

According to sources, three persons have died and six others seriously injured.

The bomb was fitted under a vehicle parked close to the provincial minister’s house, said sources.

Quetta police chief Abid Hussain Nautkani confirmed the blast near the house of Balochistan provincial finance minister Asim Kurd Ghilo.