QUETTA (Staff Report) – At least one policeman died while another five including two children injured in a planted device blast in Gawal Mandi area in Quetta.

All those injured have been rushed to nearby hospital where one of them is said to be in serious condition according to administration.

According to police sources the bomb blast took place during a search operation.

Earlier today a man was killed while 12 other persons sustained severe burns when a fire broke out in Ichra stop shopping plaza in Lahore.