Pakistani security forces today killed five suspected suicide bombers and foiled a major terrorist attack on a paramilitry Frontier Corps' centre in Quetta in the troubled Baluchistan province.
An explosive and ammunition-laden vehicle with five suicide bombers apparently Afghan nationals tried to enter the FC Madadgar Centre, but security forces retaliated quickly and killed the attackers, the army said in a statement.
Four soldiers were injured in the firefight with the attackers, it added.
No militant group immediately claimed responsibility for the attacks.
The failed attack came just hours after a suicide bomber struck an FC convoy in the northwestern city of Nowshera, wounding 10 people.
On the first day of the holy month of Ramazan, terrorists also carried out a suicide attack on a FC vehicle in Nowshere in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.
At least 12 people, including six security forces personnel, were injured in the blast.
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