At least two personnel of the Frontier Corps (FC) were killed and six others injured when their vehicle was attacked with a remote control bomb near the Nasirabad area of Turbat on Wednesday.
According to official sources, a convoy of the FC was on its way from Turbat to Tump, a town sharing its border with Iran, when it was hit by a remotely-controlled device planted by unidentified people along the road near the Nodez area.
Consequently, two security personnel were killed on the spot while six others sustained injuries. One of the vehicles was completely destroyed while two other vehicles were partially damaged.
Two of the injured were stated to be in critical condition. Security forces launched a manhunt in the area soon after the explosion.
Published in The Express Tribune, November 3rd, 2011.