Three shot dead in southwest Pakistan

Last Updated: Sunday, November 4, 2012 - 22:53

Islamabad: Unidentified persons shot dead three men in the restive Balochistan province of southwest Pakistan on Sunday, security officials said.

The incident occurred in Mand Bazaar of Turbat district, officials of the Levies militia said.

The victims were standing at a bus stop when motorcycle-borne gunmen fired indiscriminately at them and fled.

The three were hit by several bullets and died instantly.

Levies personnel cordoned off the area and conducted a search operation.
The motive for the killings could not immediately be ascertained.

PTI




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