STOCK MARKET BSE NSE

14 Pakistani troopers killed in bomb attack

ISLAMABAD: At least 14 Pakistani troopers were killed Wednesday night in a bomb attack. The explosion hit their two vehicles while they were patrolling in the Balida area of Balochistan

Published: 12th January 2012 09:52 AM  |   Last Updated: 16th May 2012 06:13 PM   |  A+A-

ISLAMABAD: At least 14 Pakistani troopers were killed Wednesday night in a bomb attack.

The explosion hit their two vehicles while they were patrolling in the Balida area of Balochistan province.

The victims were members of the Frontier Corps.

Several others who were injured were shifted to a nearby hospital, reports Xinhua.

A gunfight broke out between the security forces and the militants after the blast.

The Baloch Liberation Front, a militant group, claimed responsibility for the attack.

More from World.

Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

IPL_2020
flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp