Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Four FC personnel killed in targeted attack in Quetta

By Muhammad Zafar / Reuters

Published: February 14, 2018

Frontier Corps in Balochistan PHOTO: EXPRESS

QUETTA  : At least four Frontier Corps (FC) personnel were martyred on Wednesday in a targeted firing incident in Quetta.

“The Frontier Corps troopers were patrolling the residential
neighborhood of Langoabad on motorcycles when they were fired on
by gunmen also riding bikes,” Naseebullah Khan, Senior
Superintendent of Police for Quetta told Reuters.  “The four men were shot in the head.”

Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) claimed responsibility for
the attack.

Governor Balochistan Mohammad Khan Achakzai condemns the attack

Condemning the targeted incident, Governor Balochistan Mohammad Achakzai expressed condolences to the bereaved families. He urged the law enforcement agencies (LEAs) arrest the culprits at the earliest.

Five security personnel martyred in Turbat gun attack

On January 15, five troops of paramilitary Frontier Corps (FC) were martyred and six others sustained injuries when their vehicles were ambushed in Shapok area in Balochistan’s Kech district

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