7 security officials dead in separate attacks in Balochistan, K-P

5 FC men gunned down in Loralai district of Balochistan, firing on police mobile in Peshawar kills 2 police officials.


Shezad Baloch/web Desk July 10, 2014

QUETTA/ PESHAWAR: Seven security officials were killed in two separate incidents in Balochistan and Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, Express News reported on Thursday.

In the first incident, unidentified men attacked a check post in Dukki area of Loralai district in Balochistan, gunning down five personnel of Frontier Corps (FC).

According to Levies Balochistan, the assailants, who were on motorbike, carried out the deadly attack in the early hours of Thursday, adding that they managed to flee after the attack.

"The tragic incident took place near Nawab Coal mine," an official said on anonymity.

The attack also left one FC person, identified as Sajid, critically injured. The deceased FC men were identified as Sarfraz Pathan, Riasat, Akbar Khan, Zia Khan and Rashid Farid.

A high contingent of security forces reached the area and has started a search operation to find the attackers.

No one claimed responsibility for the attack till the filing of this report.

Peshawar attack

In the Chamkani area of Peshawar, unidentified armed men opened fire on a police mobile, killing two police officials and injuring another.

On retaliation by the police, one of the attackers was killed while the others fled.

After the incident, the site of the attack was cordoned off and a search operation was started in order to find the assailants.

Funeral prayers for these policemen were offered in the police line area of the city.

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COMMENTS (1)

Taimoor | 7 years ago | Reply

What poor reporting?

5 were killed in Baluchistan yet it is lumped with 2 killed in KP, giving the impression it's all in KP?

Can't the reporter know these two are separate incidents occurring in two different provinces to merit separate stories?

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