Six killed in rocket attack in Pak`s Balochistan

Six members of a family were killed when rockets and mortars fired by unidentified attackers hit their home in Balochistan province of southwest Pakistan, police said.

Last Updated: Mar 12, 2011, 17:40 PM IST

Islamabad: Six members of a family were
killed when rockets and mortars fired by unidentified
attackers hit their home in Balochistan province of southwest
Pakistan on Saturday, police said.

The six, including a man, his wife and four daughters,
died instantly after rockets and mortar shells hit their home
in Jaffarabad district, located east of provincial capital
Quetta, this morning.

The incident caused widespread panic among the
residents in the area inhabited by members of the Bugti tribe.

Law enforcement personnel cordoned off the area to
trace the attackers.

PTI