Quetta(June 16, 2018): Three levies personnel were martyred in Quetta’s Sariab area on Friday, the police confirmed.
Unknown assailants opened fire on a vehicle carrying the levies personnel in the city’s Killi Bangulzai vicinity.
The bodies were shifted to the city’s Civil Hospital.
Security forces reached the site of the incident soon after it was reported and cordoned off the area.
Investigations into the incident are underway.Earlier on April 24, at least Five Frontier Corps (FC) personnel were killed and several sustained injuries in three suicide blasts and simultaneously firing targeting FC camp in Mian Ghandi and airport road, Quetta, ISPR said.
According to military media wing ISPR, first two suicide blasts occurred near FC camp. The area was cordoned off immediately after the incident.
Sources said that two suicide attackers below themselves near FC camp in Mian Ghandi, however two of them killed in firing by FC personnel and seven personnel wounded.In third attack targeting police van suicide attacker below himself near airport road, in which five personnel of Balochistan Constabulary martyred and other suffered injuries.
According to police two suicide attackers were killed before they below themselves
There were also reports of intense gunfire in the wake of the blast.
Balochistan had faced a number of security challenges in recent months, with security personnel in the province often being targeted in roadside explosions and suicide attacks.