An explosion in Quetta city of Pakistan has killed the brother of Mullah Haibatullah, the supreme leader of Taliban group.

Informed sources have told Reuters that the Hafizullah Ahmadullah, the brother of Mullah Haibatullah was killed in the explosion along with three others.

A Taliban source has confirmed to Reuters that Ahmadullah was the younger brother of Mullah Haibatullah.

The Taliban group has not formally commented regarding the incident so far.

The explosion took place this afternoon inside a Madrassa in Kuchlak area located in the outskirts of Quetta city.

The Pakistani police officials have confirmed that the explosion also wounded more than 20 other people.

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