QUETTA: The Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) on Thursday registered a case against an attack on Loralais Police Lines against unknown assailants.

According to police, the officer of Police Lines has registered a case under anti-terrorism and explosive acts sections 302, 304, 353 and ATC-7A in CTD police station.

A day earlier, at least three armed assailants were killed and a policeman embraced martyrdom in an encounter with police in the district.

According to police, two armed assailants tried to storm the Police Lines area where an examination was being held.

The armed assailants opened fire on on-duty policemen who tried to stop the men from entering the area, the men then opened fire on the on-duty police officials, the police said, adding, when the cops retaliated, the men blew themselves up.

The third accomplice of the terrorists was also killed in an exchange of fire with the police, the police added.

However, a cop was martyred in the process, the police concluded.