Srinagar: At least three labourers were killed in a firing incident in Balochistan’s Kech district on Friday afternoon, Dawn reported.
The three labourers were working on the construction of a road in the Hoshab area of Turbat when they were assaulted by armed militants, Dawn quotes a senior official as saying.
One labourer was killed immediately, while the other two succumbed to their injuries on the way to the hospital, the report said, adding the assailants managed to flee on a motorcycle.
Levies and frontier corps personnel reached the spot to initiate an investigation into the incident, the report added.
The officer said the labourers had been working on the construction of a road under the Frontier Works Organization (FWO). “The labourers belonged to the Khairpur area of Sindh province,” Dawn quoted the officer as saying.