QUETTA: At least six coalminers were killed and another injured in firing on their vehicle in Mach area of Kachhi district, on Friday.
Levies sources said that unknown armed men opened fire at a vehicle in Pandargad area in Mach that was coming from Quetta to Mach. “As a result of firing, three coalminers sitting inside the vehicle were killed on the spot and three others injured who succumbed to their injuries in the hospital”, Levies said.
The assailants managed to escape.
The rescue teams rushed to the site and shifted the dead and injured to hospital.
According to Levies Officials, the victims belonged to Hazara community of Quetta who worked in coalmine in Mach.
The Levies Force has cordoned off the entire area to trace the suspects. Further probe was underway.