At least six Frontier Constabulary (FC) personnel were injured in a landmine explosion near Quetta’s Western Bypass today (Monday). Police said that the landmine exploded as a convoy of FC personnel arrived at firing range.
Six FC personnel including Naik Latif, Naib Subedar Shafi, Sepy Saif-ur-Rehman, Sepoy Qasim, Hawaldar Awal-ur-Rehman and Raza-ur-Rehman sustained injuries in the incident.
They were immediately shifted to Bolan Medical Complex (BMC) where one of them is reportedly in critical condition.
Soon after the explosion, a heavy contingent of police and FC personnel arrived at the scene and cordoned off the area.
A search operation was launched in the locality to trace the culprits.