14 shot dead after being offloaded from five buses on Makran Coastal Highway

Shot, dead, offloaded, buses, Makran, Coastal, Highway
18 Apr, 2019 10:02 am

ORMARA (92 News) – At least 14 people were killed in an attack on five buses near Ormara on Makran Coastal Highway on Thursday.

According to Levies sources, the passengers were offloaded from the buses after checking their identity cards and shot dead.

The buses were heading to Karachi from Gwadar. The officers have shifted the bodies to nearby health facility.

The attackers are said to be 20-25. The deceased include Zulfiqar, a policeman. All deceased belong to different areas of Punjab and Sindh.

Balochistan Chief Minister Jam Kamal condemned the incident and expressed heartfelt sympathies with the bereaved families. “The coward enemy has committed extreme brutality by targeting innocent and unarmed passengers. The enemies of peace are shedding blood on the order of their foreign masters,” he said.

The chief minister said that the journey of progress and peace will continue at all costs.

Information Minister Fawad Ch said that an organized pattern seems in the attack on Hazara, TTP’s presence in Hayatabad and brutal incident of Makran Coastal Highway. “We have rendered a lot of sacrifices for peace. Inshallah, we will make the people responsible for these incidents an example,” he declared.

The minister said that the country had achieved big successes in the war against terrorism.

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