Update 2021-04-21: It is suspected that a Chinese delegation, which was not in the hotel at the time of the explosion, may have been the target of the attack.
2021-04-21: At least three people were killed when an explosive device went off in the car park of a hotel on Zarghun Road in Quetta on Wednesday (21 April). At least 11 other people were injured. The subsequent fire was extinguished.
Heightened security measures and operations of security forces are to be expected. Armed clashes are possible during arrests of terror suspects. Travellers are advised to exercise high caution, to strictly avoid operations of security forces, and to follow instructions from security forces.