Security forces have foiled an attempted suicide bomb attack in Kuch Mor area of Quetta.
The timely action of the security forces led to the attacker being killed, sources said, adding that the suicide vest was attached to the attacker's body.
On December 19, Quetta security forces had foiled a terror bid by diffusing a 20 kilogramme (kg) improvised explosive device (IED).
According to police, the IED was found by the law enforcement authorities at a roadside in the city's remote area of Kalli Tarkha.
The 20-kg bomb was in an empty tin. The bomb disposal squad immediately diffused the bomb. Police said an investigation has started into the case.