FC Balochistan foils terror bid near Pak-Afghan border

Published: November 9, 2017
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A bomb-laden motorcycle was recovered in Sur China of Zhob district. PHOTO: ISPR

A bomb-laden motorcycle was recovered in Sur China of Zhob district. PHOTO: ISPR

The Frontier Corps (FC) Balochistan and intelligence agencies averted a major terrorist incident in the troubled province, a statement issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said on Thursday.

The intelligence-based operation (IBO) was conducted in Sur China, Zhob district near Pak-Afghan border.

A bomb-laden motorcycle as improvised explosive device (IED), hidden in nullah was also recovered.

Moreover, senior police official DIG Hamid Shakeel was martyred in a  suicide blast along with two others in Quetta’s Chaman Housing Scheme.

The senior official’s convoy was targeted, as a result of which seven sustained injuries, including three passersby.

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