14 soldiers killed in Turbat attack

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14 soldiers killed in Turbat attack

QUETTA: At least 14 security personnel were killed when gunmen ambushed their vehicles in Baluchistan late Wednesday in the town of Nawano in Turbat District, near the Iranian border, officials told Dispatch News Desk (DND).

The soldiers were going to their post after purchasing groceries from a nearby market, a local administration official said. Travelling in two vehicles the soldiers were surrounded by insurgents who opened fire, killing all of them, he added.

A spokesman for the Baluch Liberation Front claimed the responsibility of the attack while talking to media.