Security forces thwart terrorist attack in Mach, Balochistan


Security forces thwart terrorist attack in Mach, Balochistan

ISLAMABAD: Security forces on Monday night thwarted a terrorist attack in Machh district of Balochistan.

According to media reports, the security forces had received prior intelligence about the terrorist attack and had set up a trap for the terrorists.

The terrorists fled after facing a strong resistance from the security forces.

Meanwhile, Balochistan’s Caretaker Information Minister, Jan Achakzai, stated on Monday night that a report had been received regarding the firing of “a few rockets” from the hilly regions of Mach in Balochistan.

In a social media post on platform X, the minister reassured that there were no reports of any casualties, and emphasized the heightened vigilance of law enforcement agencies.

Simultaneously, the Health Secretary of Balochistan, Abdullah Khan Noorzai, declared a state of emergency in all hospitals in Mach and Quetta, as outlined in a statement shared on Facebook.

The statement directed all medical professionals and staff to promptly assume their duties, emphasizing the reinforcement of hospital security to address any potential challenges.

Furthermore, instructions were given to ensure the availability of medicines, medical equipment, laboratory supplies, and a substantial stock of blood.

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