QUETTA: An explosion near a police mobile in Bazaar killed one officer and injured several others.

The blast took place near a police vehicle in the bazaar of Qila Abdullah at a time when a large number of people were present. The blast killed one policeman and injured six others, including police officers and civilians. They have been shifted to a nearby hospital.

Police say the explosives were placed in a motorcycle parked near a police mobile, which was detonated with the help of a remote control. Evidence has been collected from the scene.