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Rockets attack Quaid e Azam Residency, policeman killed

Rockets attack Quaid e Azam Residency, policeman killed

QUETTA: Three rockets were fired from unknown location in Ziarat, killing a policeman and erupting fire at Quaid e Azam Residency in the wee hours of Saturday, police said.

According to the police, the fire completely burnt the historic building and furniture of Quaid e Azam Residency. Fire Brigades were called in from Quetta which extinguished the fire after four-hour long struggle.

District Police Officer (DPO) said that six bombs were also recovered from the site of the incident. He said that each bomb weighed 2 to 3 kilograms.

The DPO further said that the attackers also opened fire following the rocket attack, resultantly a policeman was killed.

Heavy contingent of police and FC reached the site of the incident and cordoned off the area. Levies personnel are inspecting the vehicle of the attackers.

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