Six FC personnel martyred in DI Khan road accident

Published: August 12, 2018
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Nine paramilitary force also sustain injuries. PHOTO: EXPRESS

Nine paramilitary force also sustain injuries. PHOTO: EXPRESS

PESHAWAR: Six Frontier Constabulary (FC) personnel were martyred in a road accident after the bus they were travelling on collided with Frontier Corps’ vehicle in Dera Ismail Khan, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa on Sunday.

Initial reports from the area suggested that the deaths occurred after the two vehicles’ head-on collision.

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The bus was en route to Drazanda area of the city while the other one was coming from from Quetta.

The vehicle. PHOTO: EXPRESS

The FC vehicle. PHOTO: EXPRESS

The deceased were identified as Razaq, Wali Yar and Taj Gull belonging to Frontier Constabulary Darazinda and Khushnod, Obaidullah, Muhammad Arsalan and Faisal Hayat from Frontier Constabulary Zhob. The injured include Maqbool, Touqeer, Quddus, Amad Hussain, Muhammad Waqar, Shahbaz, Asif, Khurshid and Arshad.

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In May, Quetta was saved from a major disaster after security forces foiled a major terrorist attack, killing five suicide bombers who tried to storm a Frontier Corps compound in the city.

The terrorists mounted the attack on FC’s Madadgar Centre, presumably in retaliation for the killing of the Balochistan LeJ chief, Salman Badeni, a day earlier, in one of the city’s most secure neighbourhoods near Quetta cantonment.

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  • Pakistani
    Aug 12, 2018 - 3:36PM

    RIP our brave protectors.Recommend

  • Farooq Ahmed
    Aug 12, 2018 - 3:47PM

    Road safety needs urgent serious attention, losses breaking our backs. Recommend

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