Eight persons killed in Balochistan

Seven persons, including a tribal elder, were shot dead and two others injured when their vehicle was ambushed on the RCD Highway in Surab tehsil (revenue division) of Kalat District in Balochistan on June 15, according to Daily Times.

Separately, a person was killed in an explosion at the Airport Road in Turbat. According to Police sources, a man was planting an explosive device at the Airport Road when it exploded, resulting in his instant death. Baloch Liberation Front (BLF) spokesman Doda Khan, calling from an undisclosed location claimed that victim Qadeer Ahmed was a BLF member who was on a ‘secret mission’.
Further, unidentified armed motorcyclists hurled a hand grenade at a barbershop in the Kili Almo area of Quetta injuring three persons. Also, an under construction building of the Levies was completely destroyed in a rocket attack in Besima area of Quetta. Four Levies personnel were injured in the explosion.