FC convoy targeted: 1 killed, 1 injured in Kalat blast

Published: May 2, 2012

Sources said that the blast targeted an FC convoy which was patrolling in the area. PHOTO: REUTERS/FILE

QUETTA: An official of the Frontier Corps was killed while another sustained injuries as a remote-controlled bomb went off in Kalat, about 45km away from Quetta.

Assistant Commissioner Noor Baksh confirmed the casualty and number of injured.

Sources said that the blast targeted an FC convoy which was patrolling in the area.

A heavy contingent of police and FC personnel reached the blast site and cordoned off the area.

The injured has been shifted to a nearby hospital.

On Tuesday, a powerful car bomb had killed two people and wounded 16 others, including five security men, on Saryab Road. The blast had targeted FC personnel.

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Reader Comments (3)

  • May 2, 2012 - 8:41PM

    So I don’t see any condemnation when these uniformed Pakistanis die serving their country, but when the people who kill them are killed, we get all the condemnation.


  • Zill e Hasan Hashmi
    May 3, 2012 - 7:40AM

    Oh ! all champions of human rights , justice , peace talks , immunity ! where are you. Was the FC slodier injured, might have died had the bomb hit even nearer to his patrolling vehicle NOT A HUMAN . who did this India ? NO ,Israel ? NO , USA ? NO its our own people less that 1% of Pakistani / Balochs people.Let them be dealt with iron hands. Yes our champions can find some better solution but before that dare to visit these district , have some open air programme without security of police or FC , then see yourself.


  • Seema
    May 3, 2012 - 9:23AM

    @jerseybb: When usurpers is killed no condemnation, civilians who are fighting for their rights get sympathy, Balochis are discriminated in their own province. where ppl from punjab holding key posts even a small Sepoy is imported from Punjab.valuable lands are distributed among serving and retired army officers in the name of defense, all valuable lands in karachi are also defense areas and cantonment areas, When our army is serving the interests of particular province and Generals then they lose the image of protector and become usurpers.That was the same case of Bangalis.


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