QUETTA, Mar 20 (APP):At least Six Levies personnel were killed in a terrorist attack on the Levies check post in Sanjawi area of district Ziarat on Wednesday.

According to Deputy Commissioner Ziarat Qadir Bakhsh Parkani the incident took place when terrorists attacked and opened fire at the Levies check post in Lal Khatai near Sanjawi area of Ziarat. Consequently six on duty Levies personnels namely Mehtab Uldin, Sipahi Abdul Kaeem, Sipahi Fakeer Ahmed, Sipahi Muhammad Usman, Sipahi Abdul Shakoor and Sipahi Dad Muhammad died on the spot.

Security forces reached the site of incident on receiving information and shifted bodies to Civil Hopsital Ziarat.

Security forces have cordoned off the entire area and started a search to trace out the suspects.