Pakistan: Three militants killed in Quetta after last week's hospital attack

Karachi: Three militants of a banned outfit have been killed in an encounter with security personnel in Pakistan's restive Balochistan province.

Pakistan: Three militants killed in Quetta after last weeks hospital attack

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The militants were killed last night after security personnel conducted a raid following intelligence reports that some militants were hiding in the Hazar Ganj area of Quetta. "When the Frontier Corps (FC) soldiers raided a house the militants hiding there opened fire on them. In the exchange three militants were killed and two FC soldiers wounded," said a spokesman of Frontier Corps.

The killing of the militants comes after a major terrorist attacks in Quetta this week.

Over 70 people, mostly lawyers, were killed and over a 100 others injured when a suicide bomber blew himself up at the entrance of the Civil Hospital.

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Updated Date: Aug 13, 2016 10:39:56 IST

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