2 killed, 10 FC soldiers injured in Quetta bombing | Pakistan Today

2 killed, 10 FC soldiers injured in Quetta bombing

Two people were killed and 10 paramilitary soldiers injured in a bomb blast that targeted a Frontier Corp checkpost on Quetta’s Airport Road on Tuesday. Reports said a bomb planted on a bicycle exploded as an FC mobile van passed along the checkpost set up at Alam Chowk. As a result, two citizens were killed, while 10 FC soldiers were injured.
Several other vehicles in the surroundings were also damaged by the explosion.
Following the incident, FC and rescue teams reached the spot and cordoned off the area. They moved the injured soldiers to the CMH and the bodies to Civil Hospital. A probe into the incident has been initiated and an important breakthrough is expected, police said. According to the Bomb Disposal Squad, about five to 10 kilogrammes of explosives were used in the blast. They, however, did not say whether the bomb was a timed device or remotely detonated.



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