Quetta (Staff Report): At least four people were killed and five others were injured in a blast in Cheeqgi area near Pakistan-Iran border in Panjgur District on Saturday.

Deputy Commissioner Panjgur Abdul Jabbar Baloch confirmed the blast , however, he said the nature of blast could not be immediately ascertained.

According to initial information, the victims were identified as local shepherds.

The injured were rushed to a nearby hospital for treatment.

Levies and Frontier Corps personnel reached the site and started an investigation into the incident. Security was tightened in the area after the blast .