QUETTA: Nine people were killed in two separate incidents in Balochistan’s Turbat area Friday.
A Levies official told media that armed men opened fire on a vehicle in Nasirabad area of Turbat, killing six people including commander of a banned militant group— Fazal-e-Haider.
Others killed in the firing incident were identified as Ubaid alias Mout, Bahar, Waheed, Haroon and one unknown person.
The assailants sped away in their vehicles after the attack, Levies said, while the dead bodies were shifted to Civil Hospital Turbat for postmortem.
Levies and police officials reached the spot as investigation into the incident began. All six deceased received multiple bullet wounds, a Levies official said, adding that panic prevailed in the area after the incident.
Levies also found three dead bodies in Turbat’s Hoshap area Friday. Locals had spotted the dead bodies and informed Levies about them. The dead bodies— that were also shifted to Civil Hospital Turbat— are yet to be identified, Levies said.
All victims in the second incident also received multiple bullet injuries, security personnel added.