QUETTA - At least ten people including a child and woman were injured as some miscreants attacked Balochistan Constabulary Line with a hand-grenade in Sariab area here on Thursday.

The miscreants riding a motorcycle hurled a hand-grenade in Balochistan Constabulary Line in Sariab locality. As a result, ten people including a child and woman were injured.

Frontier Corps and police personnel rushed to the spot soon after the incident and cordoned off the area. However, the attackers managed to escape following the attack. The injured were shifted to hospital.

The injured are identified as BC personnel Ghulam Murtaza, Levies man Nisar Ahmed, a 10-year-old Kifayatullah, Humaira Bibi, Ghulam Mustafa, Muhammad Rafiq, M Ishaaq, Maula Bakhsh, Naseer Ahmed, Shehzad and M Nadeem.

No group has claimed responsibility of the attack. A case has been registered against the unknown persons and investigations are underway.

Meanwhile, Balochistan Governor Muhammad Khan Achakzai and Chief Minister Dr Abdul Malik Baloch condemned the hand-grenade attack and directed for immediate arrest of the accused.