DHAKA: At least seven security men were killed and two were injured in an attack on the coast guard’s checkpost in Gwadar in Pakistan’s Balochistan province on Saturday, DawnNews reported.
Levies sources said the officials were on routine duty at the checkpost when unknown gunmen opened fire.
The attackers who were riding motorbikes also fired rockets at the checkpost.
Initially, six security men were killed and three had been wounded.
The seventh security official succumbed to his injuries upon being shifted to a hospital for treatment.
The attackers managed to flee from the site of the attack.
However, security officials cordoned off the area and began a hunt for the gunmen.
BDST: 1712 HRS, JUL 21, 2012
Edited by Robab Rosan, Cultural Affairs Editor
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