Saturday, October 1, 2022

Four FC personnel martyred in Quetta IED explosion

Four FC personnel martyred in Quetta IED explosion

RAWALPINDI (92 News) - A junior commissioned officer (JCO) among four Frontier Corps (FC) personnel were martyred in an explosion in Quetta on Monday.

According to the DG Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), an improvised explosive device (IED) explosion took place at the Marget-Quetta road. "Terrorists targeted the FC personnel, employed for the security of the Marget Mines on the Marget-Quetta road using improvised explosive device."

Four personnel of FC Balochistan embraced martyrdom in the attack. They were identified as Subedar Sardar All Khan, Sepoy Musaddaf Hussain, Sepoy Muhammad Anwar and Sepoy Awais Khan.

After the attack, a large scale area sanitization operation has been launched to hunt the terrorists.

A large scale operation in the area is underway to hunt the terrorists responsible for the attack, said the ISPR.

"Such cowardly acts by inimical elements cannot sabotage hard-earned peace and prosperity in Balochistan," said the ISPR, adding that security forces are determined to "neutralize their nefarious designs even at the cost of blood and lives".