At least three persons including would-be suicide bomber  were killed and several others injured in two separate bomb explosions in Kachlak area near Quetta on Thursday.

According to police sources some unidentified miscreants planted an explosive device inside a mosque located in Kalikateer in Kachlak area which went off with big bang, killing two persons on the spot and injuring many others.

Fayyaz Sunmbol, the deputy inspector general of police Quetta, said the bomb explosion has killed at least two persons and wounded five people in Kuchlak 

An old mosque was also damaged in the blast.

In another blast, a would-be suicide bomber was killed when the detonator, he was carrying, went off before hitting the major target, SSP Saddar said.

Talking to media SSP Mehmood Notizai said the person killed in Kachlak blast was suicide bomber, adding he was killed when his detonator went off prematurely.

The SSP said the suicide bomber might be going to hit any major target.

It was a suicide blast, an eye-witness said.

Security forces cordoned off the area after both blasts, whereas, bomb disposal squad gathered evidence from the blasts site. Rescue team shifted the deceased and injured to Civil Hospital in Quetta.