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Militants attack hotel in Balochistan province

IANS  |  Quetta 

Heavily-armed militants attacked the five-star in the port city of in Pakistan's restive province on Saturday.

Foreign and local guests were safely evacuated from the hotel, officials said.

According to Geo News, several gunshots were heard after at least three heavily-armed militants were believed to have entered the hotel.

An operation to neutralise the terrorists was underway, officials said.

The attack comes two days after at least five people were killed in a gun and bomb attack on a coal mine in the southwestern province which has been wracked by a long-running separatist insurgency.

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First Published: Sat, May 11 2019. 19:22 IST
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