Seventeen people were injured when two bombs went off in the Pakistani cities of Quetta and Peshawar on Wednesday, a day after a series of bombings killed 10 people and wounded more than 60.
Thirteen people, including two children, were injured in an explosion near a hospital in Satellite Town area of Quetta, the capital of Balochistan province.
The bomb was attached to a bicycle that was left in the hospital’s parking lot. The explosive device was triggered by remote control, police said.
The injured were taken to the Civil Hospital, where doctors described the condition of two persons as critical.
Police and Frontier Corps personnel cordoned off the area and launched a search operation.
In Peshawar, four persons, including two women, were injured when a bomb went off in the congested Sirki Gate area.
A house was damaged by the blast, police officials said.
At least two kg of explosives were used in the attack, the officials said.
In yet another incident, two bombs went off along a key road in Dera Ismail Khan district of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province though there were no casualties.
Israr Khan Gandapur, an independent candidate in the upcoming general election, had a narrow escape as his motorcade passed through the area shortly before the blasts.
At Larkana in southern Sindh province, about 20 feet of a gas pipeline were destroyed by a bomb blast.
Gas supply to several towns and cities were cut off after the attack though there were no reports of casualties.
No group claimed responsibility for any of the attacks.
On Tuesday, six persons were killed and over 40 injured in four bomb attacks in Quetta, including one carried out by a suicide bomber who was trying to target the minority Shia Hazara community.
A Frontier Corps personnel was among the dead.