PM condemns attack on security personnel protecting polling staff in Balochistan


ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Justice (r) Nasirul Mulk Wednesday strongly condemned the attack on security personnel deployed for the protection of polling staff in the NA-271 constituency of Baleeda area of Balochistan.

The prime minister prayed for peace of the security personnel martyred in the incident and also expressed sympathies with the bereaved families.

Three army soldiers were among four killed in a late-night gun attack while protecting polling staff in Baleeda area of southern Pakistan, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said on Wednesday.

According to the military’s media wing, the incident took place last night in Dashtak area of Balochistan when a military protection party providing security to polling staff of NA-271 Kech district was ambushed near Pak-Iran border.