ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday condemned the brutal killing of 14 passengers who were offloaded from a bus near Makran Coastal Highway and were gunned down at point blank range from unknown armed assailants.
In a statement issued by PM House Islamabad, PM has condemned the brutal killing and assured bereaved families of providing justice.
PM also assured the families that he is standing by them in this sad moment and sought a detailed report of the incident.
Earlier today, unknown armed assailants killed 14 people who were passengers, travelling on the Markan coastal highway near Ormara late on Wednesday night.
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.
Chief Minister of Balochistan Jam Kamal Khan has condemned the killing of 14 passengers, saying that the terrorists who performed the terror bid portrayed sheer cowardice by shooting unarmed passengers.
He added that the countrywide operation to eliminate all terrorist bodies will continue at all costs.