LORALAI: One policeman was martyred and three armed terrorists wearing suicide jackets were killed on Wednesday in a shootout at Police Lines area in Loralai district, Balochistan.
Security forces foiled the attempt of suicide attack inside Police Lines. One suicide bomber blew himself at entry gate.
Frontier Corps and Police Quick Response Force teams instantly responded to the attack. All three suicide bombers were killed in timely response by the security forces. District Police Officer (DPO) Loralai Jawwad Tariq said two of them had entered Police Lines area where an examination of policemen was being conducted.
Head Constable Allah Nawaz was martyred in the terrorist attack and four other policemen were injured. The wounded were shifted to a hospital for medical assistance.
Forces cordoned off the area around Police Lines. The situation was brought under control and bomb disposal squad had been called for clearing of the area.
On June 21, Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed had said improved security offered foreign investment in Pakistan, a pivot to regional connectivity.
Addressing the forum on ‘Pakistan’s Regional Security Perspective’ at the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) in London, he had said, “Pakistan is at the cusp of achieving sustainable, irreversible and enduring peace and stability. This can be complemented through meaningful international partnership, support and will to take on regional challenges.”
COAS Bajwa had said future of enduring peace and stability in South Asia hinged on the ability to resolve issues and long pending disputes within the region.