Levies Force officer, nephew shot dead

Published January 13, 2021
Two persons, including a Levies Force officer, were shot dead and another was injured by gunmen in Sui town of Dera Bugti district on Tuesday. — AFP/File
Two persons, including a Levies Force officer, were shot dead and another was injured by gunmen in Sui town of Dera Bugti district on Tuesday. — AFP/File

QUETTA: Two persons, including a Levies Force officer, were shot dead and another was injured by gunmen in Sui town of Dera Bugti district on Tuesday.

Officials said that armed men opened fire on the Levies Force official and his nephew in the main bazaar of Sui when they were passing through the area. As result both of them were killed on the spot and another person was injured.

The assailants escaped from the site.

Levies Force personnel shifted the injured and the bodies to the district hospital.

Deputy Commissioner of Dera Bugti Zulfiqar Karar sent a Levies Force team in search of the attackers which during a raid arrested two men believed to be involved in the attack.

“The Levies Force personnel set on fire the hideout of the accused after their arrest,” the deputy commissioner said, adding that further raids were in progress for the arrest of the accused.

Published in Dawn, January 13th, 2021

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