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Navy Officials Among 14 Martyred Passengers: Pak Navy Spokesperson

RAWALPINDI: Navy officials are among the 14 people who were martyred by unknown gunmen on Wednesday night after offloading the passengers at Makran coastal highway, said spokesperson of Pakistan Navy.

Earlier, security forces reported that few unknown armed assailants killed 14 people who were passengers, travelling on the Markan coastal highway in Gwadar district.

According to security sources, the assailants halted path of all the buses either heading for or leaving Gwadar and offloaded all the passengers.

Sources added that the unidentified gunmen checked the National Identity Cards (NICs) of all the passengers before shooting them to death at point-blank range and fleeing the scene without being caught.

Security officials, upon receiving the information of the heart-rending incident, reached the highway spot and shifted dead bodies to a Naval Hospital in Ormara.