Army Chief arrives in Quetta after terror attack

Sunday 13 August 2017 2 weeks ago 31   Quetta   Print

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Report  Web Desk : QUETTA: Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa arrived in Quetta on Sunday, a day after a suspected suicide attack on a military vehicle in the city left eight soldiers and seven civilians dead. Sources said the army chief will visit the injured undergoing treatment in hospitals to inquire into their health and also chair a security meeting. The FIR of the attack, which took place on Saturday evening at the Pishin bus stop, is yet to be registered. Sources said experts of the Punjab Forensic Science Agency are expected to arrive in Quetta soon for aiding the investigation. The site of the incident remains sealed, with no thoroughfare allowed. The attack on the military vehicle left eight army officials and seven civilians dead and also injured around 40 people. (01)