FC man killed in IED blast

QUETTA: A Frontier Corps (FC) official was killed and another was injured after their patrolling vehicle was bombed in Sariab area on Thursday morning. “An FC man was killed, while another is critically wounded,” senior police officer Imran Qureshi told Daily Times. The FC vehicle was on routine patrol on the troubled Sariab Road when it was attacked with an improvised explosive device (IED) planted along the road in the Sharifabad area. “The militants detonated the IED by remote control,” Qureshi said, adding that the vehicle was damaged in the explosion. More troops and police rushed to the spot after the blast and cordoned it off.  The deceased and injured were shifted to the FC hospital, Quetta. The explosion was heard within a two-kilometre distance, and shattered windowpanes of nearby buildings. 

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