2 suspects killed near Quetta, 4 arrested
QUETTA: Two suspects were killed and four security personnel injured in an exchange of fire between armed men and Frontier Corps personnel in Nawan Killi area on Friday. Four suspects were arrested. The Ahle Sunnat Wal Jamaat said the dead — Mohammad Qasim and Abdul Manan — were its workers.
Sources said Abdul Manan was a member of the Anti-Terrorist Force and had been removed from service for unknown reasons.
Official sources said the FC personnel on a tip-off that some suspects were present in a house on the outskirts of the city reached there to capture them. When they reached near the house armed men hiding there opened fire. The personnel retaliated and the shootout continued for some time in which two suspects died and four security men were injured.
Four suspects were taken into custody.
The injured were taken to CMH, Quetta, and bodies to civil hospital.
Later, the ASWJ supporters paraded the streets along with the bodies and held a sit-in at the General Post Office roundabout.