Four security personnel killed in SW Pakistan terrorist attack

Islamabad, Feb 18, IRNA -- Four personnel of Frontier Corps have been killed in an attack in Panjgur district of southwestern Balochistan province, local media reported.

Reports quoting official sources said unidentified armed men opened fire on FC personnel during the change of shifts at two check-posts located in a mountainous area on the outskirts of Panjgur town.

Confirming the incident, FC Balochistan spokesperson Khan Wasay said the four personnel suffered multiple bullet wounds and died on the spot.

Sources said that attackers took away weapons of the FC men.

No group has claimed responsibility for the attack so far.

Panjgur town is near Iran-Pakistan border.

This is the second attack on personnel of the paramilitary force in Balochistan within 24 hours as two FC soldiers were also killed in an attack in the town of Loralai.
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