Remains of suicide bomber sent for DNA tests: Hazarganji blast

QUETTA: Authorities have sent the body parts of the suicide bomber who killed 20 people and left scores injured in Quetta’s Hazarganji market for DNA tests.

The Counter-Terrorism Department personnel said the remains of the suicide bomber will undergo DNA testing whereas help has been sought from NADRA to identify the terrorist.

Geo-fencing of the blast site will also be conducted, the officials added.

At least 20 people were killed and 48 others injured in a blast believed to be targeting the Hazara community in Quetta’s Hazarganji¬†sabzi mandi¬†on Friday.

Eight Hazara, an FC official and two children were among the dead.

Members of the Hazara community continued their sit-in for a third day on Sunday at Quetta’s Western Bypass, demanding better security measures and protection of the Hazara.