JWP local leader shot in Khuzdar

Published October 6, 2013
Unknown men fired at the passenger bus Daad Ali Bugti was travelling in - File Photo
Unknown men fired at the passenger bus Daad Ali Bugti was travelling in - File Photo

QUETTA: Police sources on Sunday said local leader of the Jamhoori Watan Party (JWP) Daad Ali Bugti was seriously wounded from firing by unknown men on the National Highway near Khuzdar district.

He was travelling in a passenger bus which was headed from Quetta to Karachi.

Bugti was immediately rushed to the Civil Hospital Khuzdar for medical treatment, where he later succumbed to his wounds.

In another incident, Levies forces on Sunday recovered five bodies from the Mand area near the Pakistan-Iran border.

All the bodies bear close shot wounds.

The Levies forces were led to the area by the tehsildar of Mand area.

According to a Levies spokesperson, it is possible that the bodies belong to people who illegally trying to enter Iran.

It is common knowledge that many people try to illegally enter Europe via Iran through the Mand area.

Khuzdar district is considered to be one of the troubled districts of Balochistan province. Bombings and targeted killings have claimed scores of lives in the district.

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