At least six people have been killed and more than a dozen others wounded in a bomb explosion in the southwestern Pakistani city of Quetta.
The bomb exploded Friday near a military truck parked in the center of the city, the capital of Baluchistan province. Officials say the bomb was strapped to a bicycle.
Information Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed condemned the blast, calling it a heinous act that would not go unpunished.
A recent increase in violence in Baluchistan has been blamed on local tribesmen, who want a bigger share of the revenue from the region's mineral and oil resources.
Some information for this report provided by AFP, AP and Reuters.