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Quetta terror attack kills 35, injures 116

Quetta: At least 35 security personnel were killed and 116 others injured as militants attacked a police academy in the province of Balochistan in Pakistan, media reports said.

Talking to the media, Balochistan Home Minister Sarfraz Bugti said that the toll may climb up in the next few hours, Geo Tv reported.

He said that the affected compound has been cleared by security forces who fought against the terrorists.

At least three terrorists have been killed and nearly 250 police recruits have been freed after the attack.

The attack began around 9.30 p.m. on Monday, as two attackers reportedly entered the complex through the front gate after shooting the guard, while others climbed the rear wall of the training centre.

–IANS