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Pakistan: Six killed in check post firing

Pakistan: Six killed in check post firing

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 20 Mar 2019, 02:03 pm

Islamabad, Mar 20 (UNI): At least six security personnel were killed when unknown militants opened fire at a security check post in Pakistan's southwest Balochistan province on Wednesday, local reports and officials said.

Ziarat deputy commissioner Qadir Bakhsh Parkani said the attackers sprayed bullets indiscriminately on the security forces' check post in Ziarat before fleeing.

Following the incident, heavy contingent of police and rescue teams reached the area and shifted the bodies to a nearby hospital for medico-legal formalities.

Police cordoned off the area and began a search operation to apprehend the militants.

No group or person has claimed responsibility for the attack yet.