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Pakistan      Five militants and a soldier killed in FATA
Pakistan      DIG among three Policemen killed in a suicide attack in Balochistan
India      Policeman shot at and injured in Jammu and Kashmir
India      Pakistan violates CFA in Jammu and Kashmir
India      Maoist explosives recovered in Chhattisgarh
India      Five militants arrested in Meghalaya
India      Indian origin woman among three persons arrested for supporting IS in Singapore
India      Trial in first IS-related case in Kerala begins
India      NIA questions two suspected IS sympathisers in Tamil Nadu
Sri Lanka      No war hero will be subject to foreign tribunals, says President Maithripala Sirisena
Bangladesh      Militants are trying to reorganize, says IGP AKM Shahidul Hoque
India      Nothing wrong in raising demand for Khalistan, says SGPC president Kirpal Singh Badungar
India      Draft MoS between HPC-D and Mizoram Government approved by apex Hmar body
Nepal      CPN-Maoist Center expels rival candidates

DIG among three Policemen killed in a suicide attack in Balochistan

Three Policemen, including a Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of Police, Hamid Shakil, were killed when a suicide bomber struck his motorcycle with the DIG’s vehicle on the Airport Road in Quetta, the provincial capital of Balochistan on November 9, reports The News. Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP)-Operation, Nasebullah confirmed that DIG Hamid Shakil and two Officers - his driver and an Assistant Sub-Inspector - were killed in the attack. The suicide attack targeted the vehicle of DIG during his morning commute. Four other Policemen were also injured in the explosion. Approximately 12 to 15kg of explosives were used in the attack while a hand grenade in the hand of the suicide bomber that couldn’t explode was defused.  Four vehicles were also damaged in the blast. Hours after the explosion, Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) claimed responsibility for the attack.

Separately, Frontier Corps (FC) and Intelligence Agencies on November 9 foiled en explosion plot after they recovered explosives fitted to a motorcycle near the Pak-Afghan border in Zhob District, reports The News.

Meanwhile, the Commander of Southern Command, Lt. Gen Asim Saleem Bajwa, met Balochistan Governor Muhammad Khan Achakzai on November 9 and discussed law and order and some other matters. The Governor expressed satisfaction over the action taken by the Pakistan Army against militants across the country under Operation Radd-ul-Fasad (Operation Elimination of Discord) and said that political and military leadership concurred on the issue of militancy. Lt Gen Bajwa assured the Governor of the Pakistan Army’s cooperation to the civilian Government in maintaining peace in Balochistan.






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