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Police foil terror bid in Quetta Imam Bargah, killed terrorist

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Quetta police killed a man who opened fire on an Imambargah in the Kashmirabad area near Sariab Road in Quetta, on Monday. According to the Police sources, the attacker identified as Noorul Haq (26) was firing at the Imambargah when the police arrived. “Seeing police, he also opened indiscriminate fire on the police to which they retaliated, and

he was gunned down,” police sources said. His body was shifted to city morgue for an autopsy. A case has been registered and the police have started further investigations.

 

The sources claimed that terrorist want to attack the Shia worshipers gathered in the Imam Baragah to offer prayers but the Police were successfully foiled the bid of terrorism.

According to the Shiite News correspondent, An armed terrorist was trying to barge into the Imambargah and opened fire on one of the caretakers ( Custodian) of the ImamBargah.

The gunman was killed in retaliatory fire by the cops deployed at the prayer place.

DIG operations said the man wanted to enter the Imambargah, adding that another man accompanying him fled when police started firing.

Following the shootout, heavy contingents of police and Frontier Corps reached in the spot while the body of the alleged attacker, identified as Noorul Haq (26) was shifted to a local hospital for autopsy. Eye witnesses said a pistol was also recovered from his possession.

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