Two police officials killed in ambush in SW Pakistan

14:48, June 19, 2010      

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At least two police officials were killed and two others wounded in an ambush in the southwest Pakistan's provincial capital Quetta on Saturday by unidentified attackers, local sources said.

Station House Officer (SHO) Abdul Wahab was on a routine patrolling in the morning accompanied by his staff near the police station on Sariab road in the suburbs of Quetta when unidentified miscreants opened fire on him leaving at least four of them critically injured.

The SHO succumbed to injuries on the way to the nearby hospital while another died in the hospital, sources said, adding that the attackers were being chased by the police.

Earlier, two people were injured and about one meter train track was damaged in a bomb blast in Quetta Saturday morning, leaving rain service from Balochistan to other parts of the country suspended.

Source: Xinhua


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