Islamabad, October 16
Eight soldiers and seven civil security personnel were killed in a terrorist attack in Pakistan’s Balochistan province, police sources said.
The incident took place on Thursday when a group of militants ambushed and attacked a convoy of the Frontier Corps and Oil and Gas Development Company Limited (OGDCL), and fled the scene, the sources told Xinhua news agency. “Two vehicles of OGDCL were being escorted by three FC vehicles on their way to Karachi when they were attacked by the militants,” sources said. — IANS