QUETTA, 13 November: The death toll in the Shah Noorani shrine blast in Khuzdar district of Balochistan has mounted to 52. Over a hundred people were also injured in the blast on Saturday evening.

Khuzdar Deputy Commissioner Sohail Rehman told TNN that it was a suicide blast and the bomber was a young boy.

Sindh Police have enhanced security at all the shrines after the Khuzdar blast. The shrine of Syed Bilawal Shah is situated in Hub tehsil near Sindh province. A large number of devotees from Balochistan, Karachi and rural Sindh visit the Shrine.

It was third massive terrorist attack in Balochistan this year. Over 170 people have been killed and 250 others injured in five terrorist attacks in Balochistan this year.