4 FC personnel martyred in firing incident in Quetta
Quetta (Web Desk): Four security personnel were martyred when they were attacked near the city’s Sariab Road area on early morning today.
According to police, unidentified attackers on a motorcycle targetted a motorcycle patrol of the Frontier Corps (FC) while it was on routine duty on Sariab Road’s Railway Lines area.
The deceased officials have been identified as Aslam, Saeed, Shabbir and Amjad.
Security and rescue personnel reached the site, cordoned off the area and began a search operation, following the incident.
The bodies of the deceased, whose institutional identity is yet to be ascertained, were shifted to Civil Hospital.
It is not the first incident took place in Quetta in 2018, earlier on Jan 2, at least five people, including two FC personnel, were injured as a result of a gun and bomb attack on a check post in the Baleli area.
On Jan 9, four Balochistan Constabulary personnel were among six killed in a suicide attack near the Balochistan Assembly.
On Jan 15, five Pakistan Army soldiers were killed in Kech, Balochistan.