Pieces of paper were recovered from the pockets of the four victims, identifying them as Major Riaz, Hawaldar Yasin, Nadeem and Saleem on Tuesday. – Online Photo

QUETTA: Four bullet-riddled bodies, two of them of employees of Quetta Ordnance Depot, were found in Dasht area of Mastung district on Tuesday.

Levies Force sources said that people of the area informed them of the presence of the bodies in Degari Cross. Levies’ personnel reached the spot and took the bodies to civil hospital in Quetta.

Pieces of paper were recovered from the pockets of the four victims, identifying them as Major Riaz, Hawaldar Yasin, Nadeem and Saleem.

“All victims had bullet wounds in their heads,” hospital sources said.

Two bodies were identified as that of Mohammad Saleem and Mohammad Nadeem, employees of the ordnance depot.

They were close relatives and were resident of Faqirabad and Nawan Killi.

They had been missing from their homes for the past three days.

Meanwhile, according to the BBC, the Baloch Liberation Army has claimed responsibility for the killing of the four people.

A BLA spokesman said the major and the hawaldar had been kidnapped two months ago from Kohlu and the two others from Degri area two days ago.

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