At Least 9 Killed, 11 Injured in Suicide Attack on Pakistan Army: Report

New Delhi: Three days after the Pulwama terror strike, at least nine personnel were killed and 11 injured in a suicide attack on Pakistan Army convoy near Balochistan.

According to a report in The Balochistan Post, the Baloch Raji Ajoi Sangar (BRAS) have claimed responsibility for the attack between Turbat and Panjgur, on China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) route. The attack occurred hours before the Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman arrived in Pakistan.

Baloch Raji Ajoi Sangar (BRAS) is an alliance of three Baloch pro-freedom organisations, Baloch Liberation Army, Balochistan Liberation Front and Baloch Republican Guard.

The report quoted Baloch Khan, the spokesperson for BRAS, as saying that their fighters had attacked the Pakistani security forces patrolling team and a camp at the same time on Sunday morning on CPEC route between Panjgur and Turbat city.

The incident comes amid heightened tensions in the sub-continent after the suicide attack in Jammu and Kashmir, where a 20-year-old youth rammed an explosives-laden SUV into a convoy of CRPF, killing 40 personnel.

SOURCE : https://www.news18.com/news/world/at-least-9-killed-11-injured-in-suicide-attack-on-pakistan-army-report-2039513.html

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