QUETTA: The body of an Afghan coal miner who had been slaughtered was found in Balochistan’s Duki district, officials said on Sunday.

Officials said a police team reached the area after being informed by residents about the body and shifted it to a hospital in Duki.

The deceased was identified as Saifullah, an Afghanistan national working in a coal mine. His feet and hands were tied to his back.

Police said the body was found in the Malizai coal mine field.

“We are investigating the tragic murder,” a senior police officer said.

Published in Dawn, September 18th, 2023

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