Islamabad, August 08:

At least 15 people have been killed when a blast hit a hospital at Quetta city of Pakistan.

Earlier in the day, president of Balochistan Bar Association, Bilal Anwar Kasi was shot dead by unidentified gunmen in Quetta and the blast at hospital followed the killing.

The explosion took place soon after lawyers arrived at the hospital when the Kasi’s body was brought in, police said.

Several lawyers were reported injured in the explosion and aerial firing could still be heard at the premises.