Clashes, attacks continue in Balochistan
QUETTA: Three militants were killed and four security personnel were injured in a clash in Nodhan Bugti village of Jaffarabad district on Tuesday. The clash took place during an operation launched on the basis of reports about presence of militants in the village.
Local people reported an exchange of fire, but official sources denied that any clash had taken place. At least 22 people were taken into custody.
In Sui, three security personnel were injured when their pick-up was blown up in Mohammadi Colony. They were taken to the PPL hospital. The Saddar police station in Tali Mat area was damaged by a rocket attack.
A security man was injured in an attack on a checkpost on the Sui-Kashmore road. Gas supply to the Sui plant from Pir Koh field was suspended after a pipeline was blown up on Monday night. “A large portion of the 20-inch pipeline was destroyed,” sources said.