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Quetta suicide bombing: Funeral prayer of martyred policemen offered

Quetta suicide bombing: Funeral prayer of martyred policemen offered

QUETTA: Funeral prayer of policemen martyred at the at the suicide bombing near police van at Airport Road in Quetta was offered at the Police Lines on Tuesday evening.

The bodies of the martyred policemen have been shifted to their ancestral cities after the funeral attended by top police officials and a large number of people.

At least six policemen were martyred and 15 security personnel were wounded Tuesday when three suicide bombers blew themselves up in quick succession in Quetta.

The first suicide bomber blew himself up outside a paramilitary Frontier Corps check post in the outskirts of Quetta city after he was spotted by the guards,” Ghulam Ali Baloch, home secretary of Balochistan told AFP.

“Just in the next moments, another bomber who was covering the first attacker exchanged fire with the security forces and later blew himself up.”

Some eight paramilitary officials were wounded in this attack, he said.

Around half an hour later a third bomber drove his motorcycle into a police truck on a road leading to the airport, killing at least six policemen, Baloch added.

As per details, all injured have been shifted to Quetta Combind Military Hospital (CMH). Sources say the condition of two injured is very critical.

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