Balochistan unrest: Two FC troops killed in Awaran district blast

an FC armoured vehicle was on its way in Nukjo area of Mashkey when a roadside IED went off.


Our Correspondent June 27, 2013
File photo of a blast crime scene. PHOTO: REUTERS/ FILE

QUETTA:


At least two Frontier Corps (FC) personnel were killed and three others suffered injuries in a remote controlled blast in the Mashkey area of Awaran district on Wednesday.


According to the FC spokesman, an FC armoured vehicle was on its way in Nukjo area of Mashkey when a roadside improvised explosive device (IED) went off, killing two paramilitary men and injuring three others. The Baloch Liberation Front (BLF) has claimed responsibility for the attack.

Meanwhile, at least eight people of the Tablighi Jamaat were kidnapped in the Jaho area of Awaran district on Wednesday. According to sources some people came on motorcycles and took away the eight people.

Published in The Express Tribune, June 27th, 2013.

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