QUETTA - Three persons were killed and eight others sustained injuries Sunday in a remote-controlled bomb attack in the provincial capital outskirts.The bomb planted underneath a donkey cart went off seconds after a van of New Sariab Police Station passed by, killing a rickshaw driver, two owners of donkey carts and their two donkeys. The donkey carts were blown into pieces while the rickshaw was gutted in the fire caused by the explosion. A policeman was also among those wounded.When contacted SP Iskandar Tareen told this scribe that that the police van was the main target of the attack but luckily all the policemen remained unhurt, except a constable who received minor injuries. Mohibullah, a staff of bomb disposal squad said that the IED weighed 10 to 15kg and was detonated with a remote.The police team and ambulances shifted the injured to a hospital, where doctors said two of the wounded were in serious condition. Two of the deceased were identified as Muhammad Younis and Muhammad Arif, an Afghan national. The injured are Badur Khan, Abdul Samad, Mozammal Ahmad, Abdul Rashid, Rafiullah, Allah Bakhsh, Waqar Ahmad and police constable Muhammad Nazar.After the bomb explosion, the police team and ambulances started reaching at the site and shifted the injured to hospital. The doctors said that condition of the two of the injured was serious. Agencies add: Another local police official, Saleem Shawani, confirmed the incident and casualties. There was no claim of responsibility, but Balochistan suffers from militancy and sectarian violence.Gunmen riding a motorcycle shot dead the chief warden of the district prison on May 19. Al-Qaeda-linked militant group Lashkar-e-Jhangvi claimed responsibility and said "the slain warden was a cruel person and used to subject our imprisoned leaders and workers to torture