Terrorist attack near the stadium in Pakistan’s Quetta, Babar Azam and Shahid Afridi hiding in the dressing room while playing the match
An explosion occurred in the Police Line area near the Nawab Akbar Bugti Stadium during an exhibition match of the Pakistan Super League (PSL), forcing the match to be halted for some time.
Top Pakistani cricketers, including captain Babar Azam and Shahid Afridi, were taken to the dressing room by security after Sunday’s terror attack a few miles from the Nawab Akbar Bugti Stadium.
These players were playing an exhibition match of Pakistan Super League (PSL), which was stopped for some time after the blast. The blast took place in Police Lines area injuring five people. A senior police officer said that the rescue operation has been completed and the injured have been shifted to the hospital.
The Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) claimed responsibility for the attack in a statement on Sunday, saying security officials were targeted. An exhibition match between PSL team Quetta Gladiators and Peshawar Zalmi was organized by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB).
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The police officer said, “As soon as the blast happened, the match was stopped as a precautionary measure and the players were taken to the dressing room for some time.” Later the match was restored.” The ground was packed for the match.