At least six people including ANP leader Malik Qasim were killed and eleven others were injured when a bomb went off in Quetta's Kachlak Bazaar on Friday morning.
According to the police, the blast took place when a bomb fixed on a motorbike went off near a public gathering held by Awami National Party (ANP) in Kuchlak, a small town some 20 km away from Quetta.
At least six persons were killed while seven others were injured in the blast.
The blast was followed by intense gunfire triggering panic among the people who burst into stampede in the market which is usually crowded in the mornings.
Security forces and rescue team rushed to the site shortly after the blast.
All the injured were shifted to hospital in Quetta.
No group has claimed responsibility for the attack till filing this report.
The investigations into the incident have been started.