20 labourers killed at Balochistan by Militants


Balochistan: Around 20 Punjabis and Sindhi labourers were reported to have killed on Saturday by unidentified militants, who attacked their camp in a remote area of Pakistan’s restive south-western province of Balochistan.

The labourers, working on a bridge at Sohrab Dam in Gagdan area of Turbat, were sleeping in their camp when gunmen attacked them, police officer Imran Qureshi said.

The militants were said to have come on motorbikes and opened fire on the labourers around, says the sources. Qureshi said that 16 of the dead belonged to Punjab while four hailed from Sindh province.Three workers were injured in the attack. The injured were rushed to District Headquarter Hospital.