Gunmen kill 4 paramilitary soldiers in southwest Pakistan

Security personnel at site of terror attack- Online
Security personnel at site of terror attack- Online

16 February, 2018

Four Frontier Corps (FC) personnel lost their lives when unknown assailants opened fire at their vehicle in Quetta on Wednesday, DawnNews reported.

Security officials inspect the attack site in southwest Pakistan's Quetta on February 14, 2018.

The attack happened as the paramilitary forces were driving through a busy bazar, said Abdur Razzaq Cheema, the Quetta police chief.

Heavy contingent of police along with other law enforcement agencies reached the spot and kicked off an investigation into the incident.

Pakistani police officers and paramilitary soldiers guard the site of a firing incident in Quetta, on Wednesday.

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The bodies of the deceased, whose identities are yet to be ascertained, were shifted to a nearby hospital for medical procedure.

The AFP reported that the Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) claimed responsibility of the attack.

"Four security personnel were killed in the attack", Cheema said.

At least seven persons were killed on Zarghoon Road in Quetta last month when a suicide bomber rammed his motorbike into a police truck.

In January, two Balochistan Constabulary personnel were gunned down, while one injured by unidentified men on Quetta's Double Road, according to reports.

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