Two people were killed and five others were injured in a bomb explosion in Khuzdar town in Balochistan province, southwest Pakistan.

Police said that the powerful blast took place at Umar Farooq Chowk, a busy shopping area of Khuzdar, while a large number of people, including women and children, were busy with Eid shopping.

Police and other law enforcement forces rushed to the explosion site and shifted the bodies and injured to Khuzdar Teaching Hospital, it added.

No group has claimed responsibility for the attack. Further investigations are in progress.
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