QUETTA: The funeral prayer of Frontier Corps Balochistan’s personnel, who were martyred yesterday, was offered in FC headquarters, Quetta on Sunday.
Commander Southern Command Lt. General Aamir Riaz, The Inspector General Frontier Corps Balochistan Major General Sher Afgun and other military officials attended the funeral prayer.
Two paramilitary soldiers and a policeman were killed in firing by militants in Quetta.
The shooting was claimed by the Al-Alami faction of the Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ) group, according to a statement released by a spokesman.
Last month, the outfit said it worked with the Islamic State group to execute a massive night raid on Quetta police college that killed 61 people, the deadliest assault on a security installation in Pakistan’s history.
Mineral-rich Balochistan province has been plagued for decades by terrorist attacks.