An exhibition match of the Pakistan Super League (PSL). At the Nawab Akbar Bugti Stadium was temporarily suspended. After an explosion in the Police Lines area. Injuring five people. Top Pakistani cricketers, including captain Babar Azam. On Sunday after a terrorist attack a few miles down the road from where they were playing. An exhibition match of the Pakistan Super League (PSL). After an explosion in the Police Lines area, injuring five people.
The outlawed Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP). Claimed responsibility for the attack in a statement on Sunday.
The exhibition match between PSL teams Quetta Gladiators. From Baloch fans that Quetta also get the status of a PSL venue.
“As soon as the blast, as a precautionary measure. The match was stopped and the players were taken to the dressing room for a while. Later, after the green signal, the match resumed,” the police official said.
The field is packed for the match.
Sports activities in Quetta, the capital of the restive Balochistan province. Have been stalled over the past few years due to the fragile security situation. And the constant threat of terrorist attacks.
It is unclear what the nature of the explosion was.