Khuzdar : At least eight levies personnel were killed and one levies was injured on Sunday when unidentified armed men opened fire at a check post near Wadh tehsil on the Quetta-Karachi Highway.
The attack took place in Wadh area of Balochistan’s Khuzdar district.
Assistant commissioner Wadh confirmed deaths of levies personnel.
According to initial reports, armed men attacked the levies check post in Tehsil Wadh of Khuzdar and gunned down eight levies personnel deployed at the check-post.
Interior Ministry Balochistan also confirmed the incident and deaths of security officials.
Security and rescue teams immediately reached the site of the incident and shifted the injured to Khuzdar Civil Hospital.
No group has claimed responsibility for the attack
Report has been sought from the deputy commissioner about the incident.
By Staff Reporter
Published in The Balochistan Point on May 25, 2014