One FC officer and four others injured in Bolan attack

Published September 20, 2013
Security personnel on a routine check in Balochistan - File Photo
Security personnel on a routine check in Balochistan - File Photo

QUETTA: Militants fired rockets at a Frontier Corps (FC) patrol in Bolan district of Balochistan on Friday, injuring an officer and four others, DawnNews reported.

It was followed by an exchange of fire between the security forces and armed militants, who managed to escape into the surrounding mountainous area during the fighting.

The wounded officers were then shifted to Sibi Hospital for treatment.

Balochistan, the country's largest province by area, is riddled with terrorist attacks and militant groups, who are also involved in various kidnappings among other things. It is presently undergoing a strict operation against militants led by the armed forces and FC personnel.

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