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.

Representational image. AFP

Representational image. AFP

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.

Updated Date: Aug 13, 2016 10:39 AM

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