Islamist militants wearing suicide vests kill 60 cadets after storming a police academy in Pakistan
A police cadet who was injured during an attack on a police academy in Pakistan is taken to a hospital. Islamist militants killed 60 during the attack on the Balochistan Police College
- Three gunmen wearing suicide vests stormed Balochistan Police College
- They opened fire on the sleeping quarters home to some 700 new recruits
- The militants gunned down at least 60 cadets and left dozens more injured
- Weeping relatives arrived at the academy to collect bodies of their loved ones
Islamist militants wearing suicide vests have stormed a police academy in Pakistan killing at least 60 people and wounding dozens more.
Three gunmen from the Pakistani Taliban-linked group burst into the sprawling academy in Quetta targeting sleeping quarters that are home to some 700 recruits, gunning them down and sending some flee.
The shoot out is one of the deadliest extremist attacks this year and gunfire was still ringing out from the building several hours after the attackers stormed it.