Quetta Police Training School under terrorist attack

Quetta Police Training School under terrorist attack

QUETTA: Police Training School Quetta has come under terrorist attack.


As per the initial reports 5 to 6 armed terrorist have entered the Police Training School on Sariab Road Quetta, Baluchistan.


700 police officials are under training in the Police Training School Quetta.


FC and Pakistan Army commandos have reached the spot and engaged the terrorists.

As per the initial reports 5 police officials have sustained injuries.


As per the eye witnesses cadets the armed militants have entered the residential barracks of the police under training cadets and opened indiscriminate firing upon them.


However the reports of militants wearing suicide jackets have also surfaced.


Pakistan Army has taken over the charge of the operation and engaged the armed militants.


According to police sources, the unidentified gunmen entered the  police training center and started indiscriminate firing.


The attackers had entered the hostel of police recruits and taken them hostage on gunpoint, they added.


Over 200 recruits were present at the hostel who were getting professional training at the center. "Around five terrorists entered the police training center and they have made police recruits hostage, the sources said.


The Police Training Center, which is spread over an acre of land, is located around 13 kilometers off Quetta.


The law enforcement agencies personnel, meanwhile, rushed to the scene and cordoned off police training center. Firing between law enforcement personnel and the terrorists was underway till filing of this news story.


Three bomb blasts were also reportedly heard in the area.


Emergency was declared at city's hospitals. Doctors and paramedic were called in. More information are awaited.


Meanwhile, according to an ISPR spokesman,  contingents of army and Frontier Corps have reached the Police Training Centre to take charge of the situation, where about six terrorists had barged their entry.





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