FC man killed in Sibi landmine blast


One Frontier Corps (FC) soldier was killed and another sustained serious wounds in Sibi district of Balochistan in a land mine blast on Monday.
Khan Wasey, a spokesman for Balochistan FC, said the forces were conducting a search operation to apprehend the militants who had attacked a FC check post in Lehri Tehsil of Sibi when they hit a land mine.
Militants on motorcycles opened fire at FC check post in the morning. There was no loss of life as the forces quickly retaliated.
Wasey said that FC launched a search operation after the attack in the troubled area. The militants sped away on their motorcycles. However, the FC personnel became victim of the landmine explosion.
He said the militants had planted the landmine to cause maximum damage to the forces.
There has been no claim of responsibility for the attack. However, the officials have accused the Baloch insurgents for the attack.


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