QUETTA: Four Frontier Corps (FC) personnel were shot and killed when unidentified assailants opened fire at their vehicle in Quetta on Wednesday morning.
According to police and rescue sources, the firing incident occurred in Langoabad area of the provincial capital when unknown armed men sprayed a vehicle of security personnel with bullets, which was on routine patrol in the locality.
As a result, four FC personnel received fatal firearm wounds and were rushed to Civil Hospital Quetta, where doctors pronounced them dead.
Their identities couldn’t be ascertained immediately.
After being informed of the gun attack, a heavy contingent of security forces reached the spot and cordoned it off to collect evidences.
They also launched an operation in the adjoining areas to hunt the culprits.