One FC personnel injured in blast in Quetta

According to police, a remote-controlled bomb was used in the attack targeting an FC vehicle.


Shezad Baloch July 18, 2014

QUETTA: A Frontier Corps (FC) personnel was injured after their patrolling vehicle was attacked with a remote controlled roadside bomb on Mastung-Karachi Road, Quetta, on Friday.

According to Shalkot Station House Officer Jahangir Shah, two FC vehicles were on routine patrolling in Shalkot area on Mastung-Karachi road when it came under attack.

“A remote controlled IED was planted besides the road by unknown persons. They detonated it when FC vehicles passed by. A FC man sustained minor injuries and he is in stable condition,” Jahangir Shah told The Express Tribune.

FC personnel cordoned off the area and started a search operation.

“Around six kilogrammes of explosive material was used in the explosion,” an official of the Bomb Disposal Squad said.

 

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