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Imran Khan condemns Quetta attack

Imran Khan condemns Quetta attack

India Blooms News Service | | 25 Oct 2016, 08:25 am
Islamabad, Oct 25 (IBNS): Pakistani politician Imran Khan on Tuesday condemned the militant attack at a police training college in Quetta which left over 50 people killed on Monday.

Condemning the attack, Khan, who had earlier served the nation as the skipper of the cricket team which won the World Cup in 1992, tweeted: "Strongly condemn cowardly terror attack on police training centre in Quetta. May Allah keep hostages safe. Prayers for recovery of injured."

  At least 51 people, which included mostly cadets, were killed as militants stormed a police training college in Pakistan's Quetta city on a Monday, media reports said.

The attack left 97 others hurt.

Balochistan Home Minister Sarfraz Bugti was quoted as saying by Geo News that the security forces have completed the operation.

He said three terrorists had attacked the institute.

While one terrorist was killed by security forces. Two others blew themselves up, he said.

Emergency has been imposed in all hospitals across the area.,

IG FC Major General Sher Afghan told media that initial investigation suggested that the  militants were affiliated with Lashkar-e- Jhangvi Al Almi.

The attackers were getting directions from Afghanistan, he said.

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