Militants attack train in Bolan, FC official among four killed
[Dawn] Armed hard boyz attacked a passenger train and killed four people including a FC personnel and injured around a dozen in Bolan district of Balochistan
...the Pak province bordering Kandahar and Uruzgun provinces in Afghanistan and Sistan Baluchistan in Iran. Its native Baloch propulation is being displaced by Pashtuns and Punjabis and they aren't happy about it...
on Saturday night, an official said.
Muhammad Kashif Muhammadshahi, the Assistant Commissioner Mach said armed hard boyz opened fire on Quetta bound passenger train in Mach area of district Bolan.
He said three passengers and a Frontier Corps (FC) personnel were killed in the attack, adding the hard boyz from nearby mountains abruptly attacked the train coming from Rawalpindi.
Kashif said the firing also damaged engine of the Jaffar Express. Soon after the incident Levies, police and FC personnel were called in the area to take action against the jihad boys.
"The train has been stopped after the incident," he said. Rescue workers were quick at the scene to shift the injured from Mach to Quetta for medical treatment.
The attack was followed by exchange of fire between the hard boyz and security personnel in the nearby mountains.
The train was almost stopped for three hours and then it was allowed to proceed towards Quetta, where it arrived under strict security.
Injured were shifted to Civil Hospital Quetta for medical treatment.
Posted by: Fred