Pakistan: Quetta Police Academy Attacked; 60 Policemen dead, 120 injured

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Pakistan: Quetta Police Academy Attacked; 60 dead, over 120 injured
Pakistan: Quetta Police Academy Attacked; 60 dead, over 120 injured

 

Three militants last night stormed a police training college in Quetta, prompting a military operation to clear the premises which also houses hundreds of police cadets.

The Balochistan government has announced a three-day mourning for those who lost their lives in Monday night’s terrorist attack on Quetta police training center.

At least 60 policemen have been confirmed dead and 120 cadets injured in an attack on the Police Training College on Saryab Road.

Around 250 cadets were held hostage by the attackers. They were freed following an army operation during which gunfire continued to ring out at the site for several hours.

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has postponed all of his engagements in Islamabad and decided to pay a visit to Quetta.

Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif arrived in Quetta. He was accompanied by the Director General ISI and the Director General Military Intelligence.

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