QUETTA: At least five people including one child were wounded in a gas cylinder blast at a chemicals shop on Thursday in Double Road area, Quetta. Two shops adjacent to the chemicals shop also caught fire.
Police said the incident took place at the spare parts and chemicals shop in a plaza on Double Road. The injured including owner and worker of the shop Inayatullah and Rehmatullah respectively.
Fire brigade arrived to douse the blaze, while ambulances shifted the injured to hospital for medical assistance.