14 including Pak Navy personnel martyred after being offloaded from bus on Makran Coastal Highway
QUETTA: Fourteen passengers were forced to offload from a bus on Makran Coastal Highway in Balochistan’s Ormara area and shot dead by unidentified gunmen early on Thursday.
Pakistan Navy personnel were among martyred in attack, which took place near Bozi Top, a Pakistan Navy spokesperson said..
They “stopped buses on the Makran Coastal Highway and gunned down 14 people”, he said, adding that the four vehicles were travelling to Karachi from the coastal town of Ormara.
Provincial home minister Mir Zia Langov said a full-scale investigation had been launched into the attack and to track down the gunmen, who he said had fled the scene.
“Such incidents are intolerable and we will not spare the terrorists who carried out this dastardly attack,” he said.
The bodies were shifted to a nearby health facility in Ormara.