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Armed men kill driver, injure many others

QUETTA: A driver was killed and many others were injured when unknown armed men opened gunfire on gas tankers, in Nushki area of Balochistan on Monday.

According to the details, 5 tankers were en route from Taftan to Quetta when unknown armed men descended from nearby mountains in Sher Jan Agha area of Nushki and opened firing on them. As a result, a driver identified as Noor Muhammad, a resident of Sukkar suffered bullet injuries and died on the spot while other drivers suffered injuries.

Levis force reached the site shortly after the incident and shifted the dead and injured to District Headquarter Hospital.

The dead body was handed over to the heirs after legal formalities.

Local administration registered a case into the incident and investigation is underway

Staff Reporter

Published in The Balochistan Point on July 21, 2014

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