ISLAMABAD, Aug. 6 (Xinhua) -- A blast hit Quetta city of Pakistan's southwest Balochistan province on Tuesday, leaving two persons dead and six others injured, police said.
The Police Station House Officer in the area told media that the blast took place in a shop at the Haideri Market located beside the Mission Road of Quetta, the provincial capital of Balochistan.
The blast destroyed the shop completely and damaged several others.
Police and rescue teams rushed to the site and pulled out the bodies and the injured from the rubbles and shifted them to a nearby hospital.
The blast ripped through the shop when people were busy shopping for the upcoming Eid-ul-Adha festival.
The police official said that preliminary observation revealed that it was a planted bomb blast and they are analyzing how it was exploded.
No group claimed the attack yet.
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