Forty eight dead in Pakistan police academy attack
Gunmen stormed a Pakistani police training academy in the southwestern city of Quetta late on Monday night, killing at least 48 people and wounding more than 100, hospital officials said early Tuesday morning. "Forty eight bodies have been brought to the hospital," said Wasim Beg, senior doctor at Quetta's Civil Hospital. Mir Sarfaraz Bugti, home minister of Baluchistan province, of which Quetta is the capital, had confirmed early on Tuesday that five to six gunmen had attacked a dormitory inside the training facility while cadets rested and slept.
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Pakistani officials say 41 police trainees killed in attack
Gunmen stormed a police training center Monday in Pakistan's restive Baluchistan province and detonated explosive vests, killing at least 41 police trainees, authorities said. Baluchistan's top health ...
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Pakistan police academy attack ends with 20 killed, scores wounded
At least 20 people were killed and dozens wounded in an overnight raid by militants on a police academy in southwest Pakistan, officials said on Tuesday, after declaring a military counter-operation was finished. The attack on the Balochistan Police College, located 20 kilometres east of provincial capital Quetta, began at around 11:10 pm (1810 GMT) Monday, with gunfire continuing to ring out from the site hours later. Mir Sarfaraz Ahmed Bugti, the home minister of Balochistan province, told reporters assembled at the site early Tuesday that the sprawling compound had been attacked by three militants equipped with suicide jackets, revising down an earlier estimate of "five to six" assailants.
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