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A deadly roadside bomb struck Quetta City, Pakistan

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An explosion outside the science college in Quetta, the capital of Balochistan, killed at least four people and injured 15 others.

No one immediately claimed responsibility for the bombing, but previous such attacks were blamed by militants and separatists. (Reuters Archive)

A roadside bomb exploded outside a university in southwestern Pakistan, killing four people and injuring at least 15.

According to senior police officers, the attack took place outside the science college in Quetta, the capital of Balochistan, Fida Hussain said.

Rescuer Baki Hussein said he took three bodies and about 12 injured to the hospital and one of the seriously injured died.

Hussein also confirmed that the bombing killed four people.

Due to winter vacation, the university was closed during the attack and there were no teachers or students among the victims.

No one immediately claimed responsibility for the bombing, but previous such attacks were blamed by militants and separatists.

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Long-term violence

Balochistan is a scene of a long-term rebellion by a separatist group in Balochistan, which has been bombing and shooting civilians and security forces for decades, imposing demands for independence.

The Pakistan Taliban And Daesh also exists in Balochistan.

Islamabad claims that Pakistani troops have subdued the uprising in Balochistan, where violence continues.

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Source: AP

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