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Militants kill six laborers in Pasni

February 24, 2013

— File Photo by Dawn

PASNI: Militants gunned down six laborers on the coastal highway in Pasni's Shadi Kor area in Gwadar district of Balochistan province on Sunday.

Six laborers, believed to be natives of Zhob, were shot at by unknown motorcycle-riding gunmen. All the laborers died on the spot after which the assailants escaped , according to Levies sources who also claimed that it was a 'target killing' incident.

The bodies were shifted to Pasni hospital where arrangement were underway to shift the bodies to Karachi.

In another unrelated incident FC troops conducted raid operations in Killi Norak and Gulistan Karez areas arresting four susoects accordind to a spokesman of the FC. However on their way back the raiding team was ambushed by local miscreants and an exchange of gunfire ensued.

At least one of the attacker was killed and another was critically injured whereas one FC personnel was injured as well.

FC claimed to have recovered 4 smg, 7 RPG rockets and a large quantity of explosive material from the suspects.