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Pakistan: Militants storm five star hotel in Gwadar

Pakistan: Militants storm five star hotel in Gwadar

| @indiablooms | 11 May 2019, 02:01 pm

Islamabad, May 11 (UNI) A group of armed militants stormed the five star hotel Pearl Continental (PC) in Gwadar port city located in Balochistan province of Pakistan, according to its Station House Officer (SHO) Aslam Bangulzai.

"Firing began at around 1650 hrs, we got reports that there are three to four armed men in PC Hotel," the SHO said, adding that "the firing is ongoing but there are no reports of any casualties yet".

The police official further said that "there were no foreigners at the hotel right now."

SHO Bangulzai said that additional police force, ATF (Anti-terrorism force) and army were all present at the hotel to handle the situation.

Frontier Corps personnel have cordoned off the hotel and no one is allowed to go near the area, Dawn reported. 

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