Monday, March 20, 2023

Unknown shooters attacked a van in Pakistan, leaving 4 dead and 12 injured

4 died, 12 injured after unidentified shooters attack van in Pakistan

 BALOCHISTAN: In Pakistan, unidentified aggressors opened unpredictable fire at a van conveying a wedding party in Balochistan's Nasirabad locale, leaving 4 individuals dead and 12 individuals harmed, Day break detailed.

Around 20 people, including children and women, were headed to Gandawah on Saturday, according to the local police. However, when they got to the Soheje Levies checkpoint, the motorcycle-riding assailants opened fire on the van with automatic weapons.

The deputy commissioner of Jhal Magsi gave more information about the case, saying that the attack killed four people, including a woman, on the spot, and injured 12 more.

The injured and the deceased were transported to the Gandawah district hospital. Four injured individuals were being transported to Quetta, according to hospital officials, and their condition was critical.

The police stated that they remained unaware of the attack's motivation. Dawn reports that the deputy commissioner of Jhal Magsi suggested that tribal animosity might be to blame for the killings.

The incident was under investigation, and the forces launched a search operation to locate the perpetrators.

The incident has been brought to the attention of Balochistan Chief Minister Abdul Qudoos Bizenjo, who has requested a report on the matter from the deputy commissioner of Jhal Magsi.

He has instructed authorities to arrest the culprits right away and provide the injured with the best care possible.

Dawn reported that on the same day, unidentified shooters sprayed their vehicle with bullets in the Zhob district of Balochistan, killing seven people, including a tribal elder and his two brothers.

Dawn claims that Ahmed Khan Kibzai, a deceased tribal elder, was traveling in the vehicle with his two brothers and a few others. Seven people were killed and one person was injured when his vehicle reached the Khurlam, which is close to the Pakistani-Afghan border. Unidentified shooters attacked them with automatic weapons.

A senior Levies official stated, "The victims tried to escape from the vehicle but were not given a chance to save their lives," adding that Kibzai and his two brothers' bodies were charred after the vehicle caught fire due to firing later.

After receiving information about the incident, Levies officials rushed to the scene and transported the deceased and injured to the district hospital in Zhob.

Hospital sources stated, "We have received seven bodies and one injured in the hospital," and Dawn reported that all victims died from multiple bullet wounds.

The attack's cause was still unknown, according to officials, who said they were looking into the incident. However, officials stated that Ahmed Khan Kibzai was an absconder despite being wanted by the Levies Force in numerous instances. Additionally, he was antagonistic toward the tribe.

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