The province was rocked by a series of attacks late past year that claimed over 180 lives and raised concerns about a growing militant presence, including fighters affiliated with Islamic State, which has claimed several bombings in Baluchistan.
The nature of the blast could not immediately be determined but an investigation was underway, Bugti said.
Bugti workers were busy extinguishing the blaze.
President Mamnoon Hussain, Chief of the Army Staff Qamar Javed Bajwa and deposed Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif all condemned the attack.
"An attempt to mar Independence Day festivity".
Stock markets slip as North Korea tensions build
European stock markets fell further in opening trade on Friday on intensifying fears over North Korea , dealers said. The Nasdaq Composite Index plunged 2.1% to 6216.87 and the Standard & Poor's 500 Index dropped 1.45% to 2438.21.
Reports are coming in that Independence Day celebrations were under way at nearby Ayub Stadium when the blast occurred.
"Our resolve won't succumb to any challenge", Bajwa was quoted as saying in an official tweet from a top military spokesman.
The province has been the scene of a low-level insurgency by Baloch separatist groups that want a greater share of the mineral and natural gas resources from the area.
Islamic State militants and the Taliban have attacked Quetta city in the past.
Bonsignore: Sammy Watkins is Rams' gift to Jared Goff
Watkins is reunited with former Bills wideout Robert Woods in Los Angeles and is expected to fill the team's top receiver role. The Bills' secondary did need to improve, as last season, they ranked 20th in Adjusted Defensive Passing NEP per play.
Maybe so, but when he asks the crowd where Bolt is, in between booing, they'll say 'he's behind you.' Two places behind you. And we believe they are right. "I don't know where I will go or where my career will go, but it's exciting", he said .
They are fighting, especially in spring and summer, motivated teams- those who want to get into European Cups or avoid relegation. For an expert, it is a reason to ensure a stable income with the competent rates combined with rational management of the bank.
I saw him on the TV last season, but it will depend on how he and the other players adjust to the Premier League. Their summer signings have improved the team and I don't think Pep Guardiola has stopped spending yet.
- Los países del Mercosur rechazan el uso de la fuerza para restablecer el orden democrático en Venezuela , según se desprende de un comunicado del Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores y Culto de Argentina.
La veda comenzara a regir a las 08 de la mañana, del día viernes, es decir 48 horas antes del inicio de las elecciones . Según establece la Constitución Nacional en su artículo 37, el sufragio es universal, secreto y obligatorio .
It represented the airport's busiest ever month, as well as a 6.2% spike in passengers compared to the same period in 2016. After the UK's 30 busiest airports were reviewed, six were rated "very good", 20 were "good" and four were "poor".
Asean and North Korea: China gets lucky
One is that if the Communist regime in Pyongyang falls it could undermine the legitimacy of the Chinese Communist Party too. The UN Security Council has unanimously approved new sanctions on North Korea , including banning exports worth over $1bn.
Two tornadoes confirmed in southwestern Ontario on Friday
Environment Canada is investigating two possible tornadoes that may have touched down in southwestern Ontario Friday night. Farm equipment weighing over a ton was knocked over including a fork lift, a metal press and a grain drill.
Perseid meteor shower will light up the sky
The Perseid meteor showers come from the Swift-Tuttle comet, which visits Earth about every 130 years and last appeared in 1992. In fact, the meteors which we see nearly certainly broke off from Swift-Tuttle during its 1862 visit and not the 1992 visit.
Chelsea inicia la defensa del título en casa ante Burnley
El vigente campeón de la Premier League perdió en casa 3-2 ante el sorprendente Burnley en el reinicio de la temporada 2017/2018. Sam Vokes tomó una pelota de aire y definió cruzado para poner a los 24 minutos la apertura del marcador.