Turbat: 3 colonists killed in Target killing
Turbat: According to The Express Tribune, In the latest cycle of targeted killings, three settlers were shot dead and two others were injured in Turbat district of Balochistan on Tuesday, officials said. Armed men barged into the residential quarter of a tailor in the main Turbat bazaar and opened indiscriminate fire on the inmates, officials told The Express Tribune.
As a result, three people – identified as Akhtar, Mohin and Sabir – were killed on the spot, while two more – Muhammad Ayub and Sabir – received multiple injuries. The casualties were shifted to a nearby state-run hospital. The perpetrators managed to escape from the scene. The injured are stated to be in a stable condition.
“All the victims, tailors by profession, belonged to the Lodhran area in Punjab,” Station House Officer (SHO) of the Turbat city police station, Abdullah told The Express Tribune. He termed the attack as a targeted killing. Police mounted a manhunt for the killers, he added. The bodies were sent to their ancestral town for burial. No group has claimed the responsibility for the triple murder. However, Baloch militants have been blamed for such incidents in the past.