Quetta: FC soldier among 7 killed
QUETTA: Four people, including a soldier of the paramilitary Frontier Corps (FC), were killed, and three FC personnel, a major among them, were injured in an armed clash in the Suni area of Khuzdar District.
According to officials, an FC platoon was moving towards the town of Khuzdar from Surab when unknown armed gunmen opened fire, killing a soldier on the spot. FC personnel returned fire and killed three attackers on the spot.
The slain FC man was identified as Sabz Ali and the injured as Major Sohail, Naseeb and Alamdar. The injured were first shifted to the Combined Military Hospital in Khuzdar and were then shifted to Quetta for specialised treatment, where one of them is stated to be in critical condition. “The assailants attacked an FC contingent,” Murtaza Baig, FC spokesperson told The Express Tribune.
The attackers who were killed by FC personnel’s firing were later identified as Abu Bakar, Ahmed and Nabi Bakhsh. The attackers are said to be from the Pindrani area of Kalat District.