2016-08-05

6 suspected bomb planters held in Quetta

Staff Report

QUETTA -- The Balochistan government August 4 claimed to have arrested six militants who killed 16 people in two bombings, Dawn reported.

Police and intelligence personnel August 3 captured the suspects in two parts of Quetta, provincial Home Minister Mir Sarfraz Bugti said in an August 4 news conference.

They are members of the banned United Baloch Army and confessed to planting bombs in Quetta that took 11 and 5 lives several months ago, Bugti said.

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