Published On:Thursday, March 22, 2018
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Pakistan: Security Forces Foiled Suicide Attack, Attacker Killed

QUETTA: An attempted suicide attack on the vehicle of security forces was foiled in Kuch Mor area of Quetta on Thursday.

As security forces crossed a check post, the attacker opened fire on the personnel and wanted to detonate himself near the vehicle.
However, the assailant was killed in retaliatory firing. The forces during checking found a suicide vest, which was attached to the body of the attacker.
Later, a team of bomb disposal squad was called to the site where the explosive device was diffused by taking timely action.
The identity of the attacker is yet to be ascertained, while no group has claimed responsibility for this attempted suicide attack.
Police and security officials are often targeted in the Balochistan capital.
Four security personnel were martyred and six others injured in a suicide attack in Nauhisar area on the outskirts of the provincial capital on Feb 28. A Frontier Corps (FC) check post in the Darvish Belili area of the provincial capital was targeted.
On Feb 14 four security personnel were martyred when they were attacked near the city’s Sariab Road area. Police told that unidentified attackers, riding a motorcycle, targeted a motorbike patrol of the Frontier Corps (FC) while it was on its duty along with a railway track.
In an other incident which happened on January 28, a policeman was killed in Quetta’s Hazarganji area in a targeted attack while on January 18, two Balochistan Constabulary officials were killed in Quetta.
On January 16 sSimilarly, a police constable was shot dead by unidentified attackers on the city’s Raisani Road. 

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