Militants destroy radar system at Jiwani airport


Quetta: An official embraced martyrdom while others were injured when terrorists attacked Jiwani Airport Gwadar district on Sunday.

A Civil Aviation spokesman said unknown gunmen stormed Jiwani Airport, turn their radar system and opened indiscriminate fire on the officers. One Supervisor Electronics died and another was injured,” he added. The spokesman said the important facilities of civil aviation at the airport were destroyed. He said that after destroying the important facility of the terrorists escaped.

The deceased was identified as Khalidullah Electronics Supervisor, while the injured as Altaf Hussain, who was shifted to Karachi in view of their critical condition.

The spokesman said the airport was not functional in recent years.

“The VOR system that helps in landing the aircraft was also damaged in the attack,” he said.

Security forces rushed to the scene, cordoned off the entire area and launched a search operation to locate the suspects.

Local taxation officials said the banned militant organization could be behind the attack.

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