Baloch terrorists kill 6 Pak army soldiers in bomb attack in Balochistan

Lahore: At least six Pakistani soldiers were killed in a bomb blast on Friday when terrorists targeted their convoy in Balochistan province, the army said.

The incident took place at Kuch area of Turbat district when the personnel of the Frontier Corps were on a routine patrol, they said.

“The militants targeted a vehicle of the security forces and six soldiers of the Frontier Corps were martyred in the bomb blast,” the army said in a statement.

The Baloch Liberation Army (BLA) and the Baloch Raji Ajoie Sangar (BRAS), armed Baloch separatist groups, have both claimed responsibility for the attack, in statements emailed to Al Jazeera.

In a separate incident in the same area, four terrorists were killed in an exchange of fire when Pakistani forces raided their hideout during an anti-terror operation.

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