KARACHI: Quetta is again in the grip of terrorism. Despite all threats, Customs officers and officials brave through violence to perform their duties. Recently, a bomb planted on exit route of Directorate of Customs Intelligence & Investigation, Quetta was detected by security agencies at Chaman housing scheme where subject office is situated. This location is also on the way of routine route of officers/officials of MCC Quetta. Security agencies cordoned off the area and a measured and controlled blast was done, hours later the area was cleared. It is imperative to point out that MCC Quetta had to cancel its auction due to security threats few weeks ago. Similarly, Directorate conducted a minor auction at the premises of NLC under high security few weeks ago. Despite threats to life, the Customs staff is in high spirits and have shown resolve that such threats and activities will not stop them from performing their duties.