In pictures: Militants storm police training centre in Quetta

Three terrorists stormed a police training college in Quetta Monday night


Multimedia Desk October 25, 2016
A Pakistani soldier stands guard outside the Police Training Center after an attack on the center in Quetta. PHOTO: REUTERS

At least 60 security personnel were killed, and 165 others were injured as terrorists stormed a police training centre near Quetta late Monday night.

60 killed, at least 165 injured as militants storm police training centre in Quetta

Three terrorists entered the New Sariab Police Training College, some 13 kilometres away from Quetta city. They headed straight for the hostel where police recruits were sleeping.

The compound was housing some 700 recruits at the time of the attack, hundreds of whom were rescued.

PHOTO: REUTERS A soldier stands guard outside the Police Training Centre after an attack on the centre. Troops backed by helicopters have launched a major operation against militants who stormed the police academy in Quetta. PHOTO: REUTERS

PHOTO: REUTERS Troops deploy outside the Police Training Centre following the attack. PHOTO: REUTERS

PHOTO: AFP Pakistani army soldiers arrive at the Balochistan Police Training College in Quetta, after militants attacked the police academy. PHOTO: AFP

PHOTO: AFP Army soldiers arrive at the Balochistan Police Training College in Quetta. PHOTO: AFP

PHOTO: AFP Pakistani army soldiers arrive at the Balochistan Police Training College. PHOTO: AFP

PHOTO: AFP Army soldiers arrive at the Balochistan Police Training College. PHOTO: AFP

PHOTO: AFP Police help an injured colleague into the hospital after militants attacked the Balochistan Police College. PHOTO: AFP

PHOTO: AFP Medical workers treat an injured policeman at hospital after militants attacked the Balochistan Police College. PHOTO: AFP

PHOTO: REUTERS A police cadet from the Police Training Centre lies in the hospital after being injured after an attack on the centre. PHOTO: REUTERS

PHOTO: REUTERS Relatives of police cadets wait for word outside the Police Training Centre following the Quetta attack. PHOTO: REUTERS

PHOTO: AFP Soldiers pass through the entrance to The Police Training College. PHOTO: AFP

1_zkn_1_quetts-attack Police help an injured colleague into the hospital after militants attacked the Balochistan Police College. PHOTO: REUTERS

4_zkn_4_quetts-attack A police cadet who was injured in an attack on the center, lies in a hospital. PHOTO: REUTERS

3_zkn_3_quetts-attack A police cadet lies in a hospital bed, after being injured in the attack. PHOTO: REUTERS

2_zkn_2_quetts-attack Security personnel stand guard as an ambulance carrying the coffins of attack victims drives past. PHOTO: AFP

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Irshad Khan | 4 years ago | Reply 141 students were killed in Peshawar in Dec 2014 when PTI protest (dharna) was in progress in Islamabad and now this incident in Quetta , what a co-incident ??
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