Sources said that five Pakistanis were on their way home from Helmand province of Afghanistan in two vehicles when Nato forces opened fire on them near the border village of Bibi Jan.           – File Photo

QUETTA: A Pakistani man was killed in firing by Nato forces at a village on the Pak-Afghan border in the Chagai district on Wednesday. They also arrested four others and took them across the border.

Sources said that five Pakistanis belonging to the Chagai district were on their way home from Helmand province of Afghanistan in two vehicles early in the morning when Nato forces opened fire on them near the border village of Bibi Jan.

The firing left Saleh Mohammad dead. Nato forces arrested four Pakistanis who were travelling in the vehicles.

“They took four Pakistanis across the border,” sources said, adding that both vehicles were damaged in the attack.

The Pakistanis taken into custody were identified as Mohammad Raza, Syed Khalid Dad, Syed Rahim Noor and Mohammad Azam. All of them belonged to the Bibi Jan village.

The sources said it was the forth incident of firing on Pakistanis in the border area of the Chagai district by Nato forces over the past one week.