Passenger coach looted in Dera Murad Jamali
Dera Murad Jamali: Bandits looted a passenger coach on the National Highway near Dera Murad Jamali on Monday. Official sources told that, the Quetta–bound passenger coach was coming from Jaffarabad, when five bandits, in the garb of passengers got hold of the passengers on gunpoint and deprived them of valuables.
The highway robbers also deprived passengers of cash, gold, mobile phones and other valuables and thrashed some of them and escaped. While protesting against the incident, affected passengers blocked the National Highway. They raised slogans against the highway authorities.
Later, they ended their protest on local administration’s assurance of taking action against the culprits. It is pertinent to mention here that highway robberies are on the rise for last couple of months. Local administration is looking into the matter.