QUETTA: No less than three loud explosions had been heard as safety forces battled gunmen attacking the Frontier Corps Madadgar Centre close to the Quetta’s Chaman Housing Scheme on Thursday night time.
Balochistan Dwelling Minister Sarfraz Bugti confirmed the terrorist assault, saying a gun battle was underway between the attackers and safety personnel.
“Terrorists attacked FC Madadgar Centre. It’s untimely to name it a suicide assault,” he mentioned.
Witnesses mentioned they heard a number of explosions and sounds of sporadic gunfire.
Officers didn’t give some other particulars and gunshots may nonetheless be heard on the time of reporting.
The realm the place the assault came about is usually residential, with a number of authorities buildings additionally positioned within the neighborhood.
Earlier within the day, a minimum of 14 folks had been injured in a suicide assault on a safety forces’ convoy on Nowshera’s Mall Street.
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