"The security forces foiled their plan", he added.
An emergency has been declared in all public hospitals in Quetta.
Hospital officials said two women were among the dead while another five women and two children were among the wounded.
The IGP said security had been beefed up across the province in the wake of the church attack. About 60 people were also injured.
In October eight people including seven policemen were killed in a terrorist attack.
Pakistan's Christian minority is frequently the target of extermist attacks, and the government has provided the communities' churches with armed guards.
It was the first time ISIS has claimed an attack on a church in Pakistan, though Muslim extremists have claimed church attacks in the past.
Foreign Office spokesperson Muhammad Faisal condemned the terror attack, saying Pakistan's resolve against terrorism can not be deterred by these cowardly acts of terrorists. "They are fighting against terrorists and our war will continue till complete elimination of the terrorists", he highlighted.
TyLon Pittman likes Christmas a lot, but the 5-year-old boy was scared there was a Grinch out there who truly did not. In another post, the boy shows the video evidence of the Grinch stealing the presents to the officer.
Figures provided by Facebook suggest it handed over data in 85% of requests from U.S. law enforcement and 90% in the UK. U.S. government requests for Facebook user data were more than double the 16,823 Google received in the period.
The national average has gone up 18.4 cents since past year and is also down 11.9 cents since last month. In Massacusetts, the price of gas is up 11 percent from previous year at this time, when it cost $2.20.
The accident took place when the train entered a curve as it travelled at 170kph, twice the permitted speed. At the time, analysts said positive train control technology could have prevented the accident.
He added they were under stress due to involvement of India which wants to create a "two front situation" for Pakistan. He said Pakistan and India should resolve their disputes for the sake of better future.
Gobert was originally thought to have a Grade 1 MCL sprain, but an MRI revealed the PCL sprain and bone bruise. Expect more minutes from Ekpe Udoh with Gobert out and an even larger role out of Derrick Favors .
McCain has returned home to Arizona after treatment, office says
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NBC set to revive The Office in 2018
Well, if you long for the days when that crew ran the fictional Scranton paper company Dunder Mifflin, you just might be in luck. It starred Carell, Rainn Wilson , John Krasinski , Jenna Fischer , Craig Robinson , Mindy Kaling , and B.J.
Kaspersky Lab files lawsuit against Trump administration
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Bengals coach Lewis plans to leave after season
Bank Stadium crowd reached full volume, Case Keenum watched on the sideline with a wide smile, exhorting fans to get even louder. The Vikings have averaged 132.2 rushing yards per game and allowed an average of 60.7 rushing yards per game this season.
Panthers spoil Rodgers' return, Packers fall 31-24
The loss pretty much takes Green Bay out of the playoff picture, something they haven't experienced since the 2008-09 season. After Panthers safety Colin Jones picked off Aaron Rodgers , Davis blasted Adams with a blindside helmet-to-helmet block.
Six children dead in French train-bus crash
Four children are dead and may others injured after a train and a school bus collided in southwestern France. Images of the accident site show that the bus was completely sheared into two by the impact.