The attack is the second such incident to target security forces in Quetta this week [Arshad Butt/AP]

Islamabad, Pakistan – At least 14 people have been killed and more than 20 others wounded in a bomb attack on a mosque during sunset prayers in the southwest Pakistan city of Quetta.

“Currently we have 20 injured, and 14 people were killed,” said Waseem Baig, spokesman for the city’s main government hospital, where the casualties were taken on Friday.

“Eight people are critically injured.”


A senior police official, Amanullah, appeared to be the target of the bombing, and was killed in the attack, said police official Ali Muhammad.

Images from the scene showed rubble and debris strewn across the prayer courtyard of the mosque.

“We went to

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