Gunmen behind killing of 14 based in Iran: Pakistan

21 April, 2019 12:00 AM printer

ISLAMABAD: The gunmen who killed 14 members of Pakistan’s security forces in the country’s southwest earlier this week came from Iran to carry out the attack, officials said Saturday, reports AFP.

Some 20 people wearing uniforms from the paramilitary Frontier Corps stopped buses in Balochistan province, which were travelling along the coast to megacity Karachi, before gunning down the security officials.

Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said Pakistan had evidence the “terrorist outfits” that carried out the attack have “training and logistic camps inside Iranian areas bordering Pakistan”.

Those killed included ten serving with the navy, 3 with the air force and one with the coastguard.