Five people were killed after two cars exploded in Ziarat on Friday.
The first explosion occurred in Ziarat’s Kharwari Baba. The car was parked at a picnic point. Three people were killed and a woman and two men were injured.
Assistant Commissioner Major Kabir Zarkoon said that the deceased belonged to Karachi. They had gone to Ziarat for Eid holidays.
Two more people were killed in a separate explosion in Kawas. Six people were injured.
Zarkoon remarked that the deceased were Hazaras. They were returning to Quetta when the car they were travelling in exploded.
Security forces have reached the site and the road has been cordoned off.
The injured were first shifted to a district hospital and then taken to Quetta.
The assistant commissioner said that they suspect that the explosions occurred because of gas cylinders. However, the explosions are still being investigated.