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Four Security Personnel Martyred in Quetta Blast

Quetta (February 28, 2018): At least four security personnel martyred and five injured in blast near security forces camp in Nouhsar area of Quetta on Wednesday while rescue teams have been started rescue work.

The blast targeted a Frontier Corps (FC) check post in the Darvaish Belili area of the provincial capital.

Martyred security personnel include Muhammad Amir, Muhammad Imran, Javed Ahmed and Muhammad Rashid.The exact nature of the blast could not be ascertained as yet, however, initial reports suggest it was a suicide attack.A heavy contingent of police, Levies and Frontier Corps personnel have reached the site of the blast.An emergency has been declared in all state and nearby hospitals.

The area has been cordoned off and a search operation is underway in the surrounding areas. Meanwhile, personnel of the Bomb Disposal Squad (BDS) are collecting evidence from the site of the explosion.The incident comes hours after two police officials were martyred when assailants opened fire at the vehicle of Deputy Superintendent Police (DSP) Hameedullah Dasti on Quetta’s Samungli Road.

A series of similar attacks targeting police and other law enforcement officials have rocked the city. Earlier this month, four FC personnel were gunned down in an incident of firing on Quetta’s Saryab Road.

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