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4 killed, two wounded in Balochistan

27 November, 2012

QUETTA: Four people were killed and two others wounded in a landmine blast and firing incidents in Bolan and Dera Bugti districts of Balochistan, on Monday.

According to Levies officials, a landmine exploded in a village in Shuran area of Bolan district which killed two persons on the spot and seriously injured another.

Local administration moved the injured and dead to the nearby state-run hospital where the deceased were identified as Qaisir Shah and Younus Khan. "The deceased were riding a motorbike when it drove over a landmine which exploded with a huge blast, destroying the motorbike," Levies official said.

Local administration handed over the bodies to heirs after completing legal formalities and started investigation into the landmine blast. In another incident, unidentified bandits shot dead a person and wounded another in Bagh area of Bolan.

Levies officials said that Liaquat Ali Abro, resident of Bagh, was intercepted by armed men who wanted to snatch his motorbike. They opened fire when Liaquat Ali offered resistance. Resultantly, he received critical wounds and died immediately, while the bandits fled from the scene along with his motorbike.

Separately, in the same Bagh area, armed bandits wounded a Hindu trader, identified as Sagar Kumar, in the limits of Bagh police station when he resisted an attempt to snatch his two-wheeler. However, the bandits made away with the motorbike, leaving him in a pool of blood. On being informed, police rushed to the site and moved the injured to a nearby hospital for medical aid. Meanwhile, a man was killed in Kurdan area of Dera Bugti district.

According to reports, the man was on his way along with his camel when he hit a landmine in Kurdan area. Resultantly, he and his camel died on the spot. Security personnel rushed to the spot and shifted the deceased to the nearby hospital. He was identified as Muhammad Ali.

Local administration has registered separate cases of all the incidents and investigations are underway.


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