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14 bus passengers gunned down in Balochistan

14 bus passengers gunned down in Balochistan

Apr 18, 2019 - 10:11

PESHAWAR (Pajhwok): Fourteen passengers were shot dead after being offloaded from buses in Pakistaninfo-icon’s southwestern Balochistan province early on Thursday.

In the predawn assault, which occurred at 2am, unidentified gunmen sprayed the passengers with bullets on the Makran Coastal Highway in Ormara area.

Dawn quoted unnamed security sources as saying the attackers in camouflage uniform stopped five to six buses travelling between port cities of Karachi and Gwadar.

In Buzi Top area, the gunmen stopped a bus, checked identity cards of passengers and offloaded about 16 of them. Fourteen of them were gunned down, while two managed to escape the massacre.

In injured condition, they fled to a check-post of Levies, a paramilitary force. They were evacuated to the Ormara Hospital for treatment, the newspaper reported.

Security personnel rushed to the site and launched an investigation into the massacre. Bodies of the victims were recovered from a hotel.



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