4 teachers injured as school van fired upon

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Our Correspondent

At least four women teachers sustained injuries after unidentified assailants opened fire on a school van in Mastung area of Balochistan province

According to Levies sources, unidentified armed men opened fire on a school van for women teachers in the Parangabad area of Mastung, inflicting bullet wounds to four teachers. The women were shifted to a nearby hospital for treatment.

The sources said that personnel of the Levies force cordoned off the area and began a search for the suspects.

It is pertinent to mention here that violent incidents have been previously reported from Mastung besides action being taken by law enforcement authorities in the area to curb such elements.

In recent action by the LEAs, five suspected terrorists said to be associated with the outlawed BLA were killed in a CTD raid in Mastung.

When the police reached a house in Mastung, the terrorists hiding there opened fire at the personnel, the officials who were part of the operation said on condition of anonymity.

Five of the terror suspects were killed when the police returned fire while others managed to flee.

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