DALBANDIN Several people have reportedly sustained wounds as terrorists attacked passenger bus in Dalbandin today (Saturday).

According to initial details, the security forces have cordoned off the entire area and launched an investigation into the matter.

Earlier today, at least three policemen were martyred while one terrorist was killed during an attack on check post in Gilgit’s Kargah Nullah area.

Gilgit-Baltistan government spokesperson Faizullah Faraq paid tribute to the martyred personnel. He told that security has been put on high alert across the province.

There will be no compromise on the government’s writ, he added.

Balochistan has experienced incidents of violence and targeted killings for over a decade. In recent months, the province has faced a number of security challenges, with security personnel in the province often being targeted in roadside explosions and suicide attacks.

It is an important leg in the $57 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor of energy and infrastructure projects that China hopes to build as part of its “belt and road” initiative.