Father and mother weep after identifying the body of their son after he was killed along with four other foreign nationals in the Kharotabad incident. – APP Photo

QUETTA: Two of the five foreigners killed by security forces in Kharotabad last month on suspicion of being suicide bombers were identified on Saturday by a Tajik couple as their son and daughter-in-law.

The couple, who visited the mortuary of the Bolan Medical Complex to recognise the bodies, was accompanied by a Tajik diplomat.

They filed an application with the police surgeon of the hospital, requesting him to hand over the two bodies. They said the bodies would be buried in a Quetta graveyard on Sunday.

PPI adds: The couple had arrived here from Tajikistan earlier in the day. Their son was identified as Noman. Deputy Chief Protocol Sheraz Ali and officials of the Tajik Embassy were present.

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