5 cops martyred, 7 hurt as three blasts rock Quetta


QUETTA, April 24 (TNS): At least five security personnel were martyred and seven others injured in three explosions in the Balochistan capital on Tuesday evening, military media wing ISPR said in a statement.

One of the explosions was reported in Mina Gundi area near the western bypass, targeting a Frontier Corps (FC) post, said a statement issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR).

According to ISPR statement, three suicide bombers attempted to attack the FC post. However, the attack was foiled by the personnel posted on the check post, killing two attackers.

There were no casualties reported in the attack.

Another suicide bomber targeted a police van on Airport Road, martyring at least five policemen and injuring seven others.

Security forces reached the two sites and started their investigation after two sites have been cordoned off by security forces.