Five Indians were among 11 expatriates killed in a deadly blast at a Turkish restaurant in Qatar’s capital Doha.

The blast tore through the Turkish restaurant, which is attached to a mall in Doha and next to a petrol station on Thursday, killing 11 people, five of them Indians.

Qatar government has announced a probe into the explosion that also injured 35 people.

The Indian victims have been identified as Riyas Kizhakemanolil, Abdul Saleem Palangad, Zakaria Padinjare Anakandi, Venkatesh and Shaikh Babu, The Peninsula reported.

Four Nepali nationals and two people from the Philippines were also killed in the explosions.

The Indian Embassy is in contact with all concerned to repatriate the bodies to their native places, Ambassador Sanjiv Arora said.

Of the 10 injured still undergoing treatment, eight are adults and two children. They comprise three Nepalese, three Pakistanis, two Filipinos, one Egyptian and one Indian, Gulf Times reported.

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