QUETTA: At least six Frontier Corps (FC) personnel were injured after unidentified gunmen opened fire near FC check-post located in the Baleli area of capital city of Balochistan province.

According to media reports unidentified terrorists opened fire at a security check post, which resulted injuring six FC personnel who were shifted to Combined Military Hospital (CMH) for treatment.

Retaliatory fire by security forces killed two terrorists after exchange of fire continued for what is reported to be a long time. Additional contingents of security forces were summoned on the site who launched a search operation in the area.

Another media report said that it was a suicide attack and suicide bomber blew himself up at an FC check post. Anyhow, the nature of the explosion remains unknown. There were reports of intense gunfire in the wake of the blast. It is feared that the incident could result in more casualties.