ISLAMABAD - Gwadar PC Hotel terrorist attack responsibility claimed by Balochistan Liberation Army. Law Enforcement Agencies (LEAs) have killed four gunmen whostormed Pearl Continental (PC) Hotel in Gwadar , stated Gwadar Station House Officer (SHO) Aslam Bangulzai.
At 4:50pm we got reports that there are three to four armed men in PC Hotel. The firing is ongoing but there are no reports of any casualties yet", SHO said in a statement.
He added that there was no foreigner at the hotel when attack took place.
Frontier Corps (FC) have cordoned off the area whereas nobody is being allowed to go near to the area.
"3 terrorists attempted forced entry in PC Gwadar . Guard at entry challenged them. Terrorists opened fire on PC security guard who embraced Shahadat. Security forces have cordoned area. Guests safely evacuated. Terrorists encircled by security forces in staircase leading to top floor. Clearance Operation in progress", Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) stated in a press release.
Meanwhile, Balochistan Chief Minister (CM) has strongly condemned the cowardly terrorist attack on PC Hotel and instructed LEAs to ensure safety of all those present inside the hotel.