Quetta Air Bases Attacks: Seven Militants Killed Officials Confirm

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QUETTA: Seven militants killed while a militant attack on two airbases last night.

 

Security forces patrolling air bases in Quetta.
Security forces patrolling air bases in Quetta.

Between Thursday night and Friday morning militants armed with automatic weapons, grenades and wearing suicide vests attacked two military airbases Samungli airbase, and Khalid military airbase used by Pakistan’s Air Force. In retaliation, the Anti-Terrorism Force (ATF) and Frontier Corps (FC) were mobilised, which engaged the militants in a combat killing seven attackers. Quetta airport was also closed for flights because of security reasons.