Five injured in suicide attack on FC checkpost in Quetta

QUETTA: At least five people were wounded in a suicide attack on a Frontier Corps (FC) checkpost in Quetta on Monday evening, officials and sources said.

The suicide attacker targetted the security checkpost in Buleli area of the provincial capital, according to DG Civil Defence Aslam Tareen and FC sources.

The wounded persons included four paramilitary personnel and a civilian.

A large contingent of police and FC rushed to the site immediately after the blast and sealed the entire vicinity.

Images from the scene of the blast showed an FC vehicle on flames, which had been parked closed to the checkpost.

Meanwhile, rescue members also took to the spot and shifted wounded persons to a hospital.

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