Quetta: A personnel of Levies, who was proving security to a polio team, was shot dead in Killi Karbala area of Pishin on Monday.
Levies personnel Mahmood was shot dead by unidentified gunmen when he was on the move after finishing his duty.
According to Bashir Bazai, deputy Commissioner of Pishin, Mahmood was not targeted because he provided security to Polio staff. However Mr. Bazai didn’t state the reason why the levies personnel Mahmood was killed.
This was the killing of second levies personnel in the span of two days. On both occasions the assailant took the official weapon of levies personnel with them.
Levies have started investigation into the target killings of its personnel, according to Mr. Bazai.
Published in The Balochistan Point on 15th September, 2014.