Pakistan

5 killed, 8 injured in Quetta suicide bombings

5 killed, 8 injured in Quetta suicide bombings

Quetta (Balochistan): At least five police personnel on Tuesday were killed and eight others wounded in multiple explosions in Balochistan’s capital city Quetta in Pakistan.

One of the explosions was reported in Mina Gundi area near the western bypass, targeting a Frontier Corps”>Frontier Corps (FC) post, Pakistan’s Express Tribune reported, citing Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), as saying, in a statement.

The Inter-Services Public Relations, is the media wing of the Pakistan Armed Forces.

Three suicide bombers attempted to attack the FC post. However, according to the report, the attack was foiled and two suicide bombers were killed.

The third and the latest suicide bomber targeted a police van on Airport Road which resulted in the deaths of five police personnel.

The injured have been admitted to the hospital.

Bomb disposal squad has been deployed at the sites.

The explosions are being investigated and the sites have been cordoned off by security forces.(ANI)