Five Chechen bombers killed in Quetta

May 17th, 2011 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS  

Islamabad, May 17 (IANS) Five Chechen militants, including three women, were Tuesday killed in a gunfight with security forces after they attacked a security check post near Quetta city, the capital of Balochistan province in Pakistan, Geo News reported.

“All five attackers have been killed,” said Quetta city police chief Daud Junejo.

The militants, who were killed in the firefight, were armed with guns and bombs.

According to the sources, one of them blew himself up near the post in Kharootabad area.

Police officials told media that the militants had explosives tied to their bodies.

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