Quetta suicide blast: Five FC soldiers hit

Quetta suicide blast: Five FC soldiers hit

QUETTA – At least five people were wounded in a suicide attack on a Frontier Corps (FC) check post in Quetta on Monday evening, officials and sources said.

The suicide attacker targetted the security check post in Buleli area of the provincial capital, according to DG Civil Defence Aslam Tareen and FC sources.

The wounded persons included four paramilitary personnel and a civilian.

A large contingent of police and FC rushed to the site immediately after the blast and sealed the entire vicinity.

Images from the scene of the blast showed an FC vehicle on flames, which had been parked close to the check post.

Meanwhile, rescue members also took to the spot and shifted wounded persons to a hospital.