Four FC personnel martyred in suicide attack near Quetta
QUETTA: Four Frontier Constabulary personnel were martyred and eight others were martyred after suicide bomber struck in the outskirts of Quetta, ARY News reported.
The incident occurred in the Khonitalab Nawhisar area on the outskirts of the provincial capital. Rescue services said that injured have been shifted to nearby hospital where they are being administered medical aid. Two of the injured are said to be in critical condition.
The blast reportedly occurred when security agencies were conducting a search operation, and a suicide bomber targeted a Levies and FC camp. The area was cordoned off after the blast and further evidence was collected from the site of the incident.
FC spokesman the martyred and injured personnel have been shifted to CMH and FC hospitals in Quetta.
Governor Balochistan Muhammad Khan Achakzai and Chief Minister Abdul Qudus Bezinjo have strongly condemned the attack and expressed sympathies with the bereaved families.
Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal has also condemned the attack and said that the entire nation is standing with the security forces.