6 Pakistan soldiers killed as militants target convoy in Baluchistan

Lahore, PTI | Updated : 15 December 2018, 10:11 AM
The incident took place at Kuch area of Turbat district (Photo: File)
The incident took place at Kuch area of Turbat district (Photo: File)

At least six Pakistani soldiers were killed in a bomb blast on Friday when militants targeted their convoy in the strife-torn Baluchistan province, the army said. The incident took place at Kuch area of Turbat district when the personnel of the Frontier Corps were on a routine patrol, they said.

"The militants targeted a vehicle of the security forces and six soldiers of the Frontier Corps were martyred in the bomb blast," the army said in a statement.

In a separate incident in the same area, four militants were killed in an exchange of fire when Pakistani forces raided their hideout during an anti-terror operation. 

First Published: Saturday, December 15, 2018 10:11 AM
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