Islamabad, Pakistan (CNN) -- Eight people were killed Friday morning in an explosion at a western Pakistan hospital, authorities said.
The explosion occurred at a hospital in the city of Quetta, police said. Included in the dead were a journalist and a police officer, hospital officials said. More than 10 people were injured in the blast, the officials said.
In an unrelated incident, militants bombed a school in northwest Pakistan early Friday, officials said.
The attack on the five-room girls' school in the Charsada district of the North-West Frontier Province is the latest in a series of blasts that have destroyed dozens of schools in the area in recent years.
The attack occurred about 2 a.m. Friday, said Riaz Muhammad, Charsada district police officer.
Militants placed explosives in three parts of the school, Muhammad said.
Journalist Kiran Khalid and Nazar Ul-Islam contributed to this report.