Security forces thwarted suicide attack in Quetta


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QUETTA: Security forces in the wee hours of Thursday successfully foiled an attempted suicide bomb attack in Kuch Mor area of Quetta, Aaj News reported. 

According to reports, security was beefed up after a prior warning of a possible ‘suicide’ attack on a school and college with in the Quetta Cantt area was issued by the intelligence agencies. The suicide attacker tried to penetrate the security post, however ever timely action from the security force led to the attacker being killed.

Bomb disposal squad was called to the scene to defuse the suicide vest attached to the attacker’s body. At least 10 to 15 kg of explosive was defused. The whereabouts of the terrorist has yet to be confirmed.