Quetta -  Two children were killed and three sustained injuries Friday when a bomb that resembled a toy exploded in Taftan, a Balochistan city bordering Iran. According to Taftan Levies, eight-year old Junaid and 10-yearold Ghulam Ahmed were killed in the power blast caused by a ‘toy’ the children from scrap but in fact was a bomb. The explosion also left three other children wounded while one of the critically injured child had been referred to Quetta.


As part of political reconciliation in Balochistan, 22 militants including a BLA commander namely Ainuddin surrendered to security forces on Friday, ISPR reported.

Home Minister Balochistan Sarfraz Bugti and a large number of civil and military officials were present on the occasion.