Four policemen were martyred during an exchange of fire with the suspects in Killi Landi area of Kuchlak on Tuesday.
Security forces, on a tip-off, conducted a raid against some criminals in Killi Landi area. A gun battle ensued between the cops and suspects in which initially two police officers were martyred.
The martyred policemen include Muhammad Javed, Faiz, Ali Akbar and Chingiz. The bodies of the martyrs have been shifted from the Civil Hospital to the Police Lines after post-mortem.
A policeman Fazlur Rehman was also injured in the firing. He has been shifted to the Combined Military Hospital after being administered first aid in the civil hospital.
Earlier on Monday, four people were killed and eight others including police personnel were wounded in a bomb blast at Shahra-i-Iqbal in Quetta.
According to police sources the blast took place near a police vehicle.
Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has strongly condemned the bomb blast in Quetta.
In a statement, he prayed for those martyred in the blast and expressed his condolences to the bereaved families.
The Prime Minister reiterated the resolve to thwart the nefarious designs of terrorists.