4 Pakistani soldiers killed in militant attacks
Published: 03:37 PM, 1 June 2021 Updated: 03:40 PM, 1 June 2021
Four Pakistani soldiers were killed and eight others injured in two militant attacks in Balochistan on Monday night, the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) in Pakistan said.
The ISPR said in a release that at least four militants were also killed and eight others injured in one of the incidents.
The first incident in southwestern Pakistan took place when a group of militants attacked a security post in the city of Quetta, killing four soldiers and wounding six others. Troops returned fire, killing four insurgents and wounding eight others, the statement said.
In the second attack, the terrorists targeted a security vehicle with an improvised explosive device at Turbat in Baluchistan province, leaving two soldiers injured.
No one claimed responsibility for the attacks, and no further details were immediately available.