Bomb blast kills FC man; injures 8

Updated at: 1236 PST, Sunday, June 20, 2010
QUETTA: An official of Frontier Corps (FC) was killed while another eight including 3 more FC personnel were injured when a bomb, planted in a car, went off on Sariab Road here in Quetta on Sunday morning, Geo news reported.

Police sources said the blast took place when an FC vehicle was passing by near Poly Technique College and a bomb planted in a nearby-parked Alto Car exploded.

Also, security forces’ vehicle came under attack, resulting in killing one FC man and rendering eight others wounded, source told media.

Shortly after explosion, rescue efforts kicked off. Two among inured persons were declared critical in condition.

Agencies cordoned off the blast scene with rescue efforts getting underway.

Fire tenders arrived on blast scene as fire, erupted after blast, was fiercely raging with time, witnesses told media.

Now, injured FC men have been admitted to hospital however; one among them succumbed to injuries.

Source: Geo TV

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