QUETTA: Five policemen embraced martyrdom while eight Frontier Corps personnel were injured after a series of blasts in targeted a security check post in Mian Ghundi area of Balochistan province’s Quetta city.
unknown terrorists attacked a FC checkpost in Mian Ghundi area of the Balochistan capital leaving at least eight security forces’ personnel injured.
The terrorists opened fire on security forces personnel while at least three of their aides blew themselves up near the checkpost. Bodies of at least two terrorists have been recovered from the area.
Law enforcement agencies have cordoned off the area and are conducting a search operation. The injured are being shifted to to CMH Quetta.
Back in January, six people including five police officers were killed after a terrorist blew himself up on Zarghoon Road of the city.
In December 2017, a suicide attack on the city’s Bethel Memorial Methodist Church left at least nine people dead and 43 others injured. In November, a police officer lost his life in a gun attack on the city’s Nawan Kali area.
In one of the deadliest attacks in the city’s history, in October 2016, terrorists wearing suicide jackets killed at least 60 police cadets in an attack on Quetta’s police training center.
Five to six terrorists had stormed into the police training centre at Sariyab Road and targeted at least 60 security officials after taking them hostage under the cover of aerial fire.