QUETTA – The unidentified armed men shot dead three colliers near Marwar area located on Eastern outskirt of the district on Tuesday.
According to police, the victims were standing near the coalmine when armed assailants came there and opened fire at them and fled from the scene. As a result, they died on the spot.
The victims were rushed to a nearby hospital where they were identified as Hidayat-ur Rehman, Abdul Wali and Gull Hakeem.
Law enforcement agencies (LEAs) reached the site and cordoned off the entire area and started search to arrest the outlaws.
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Balochistan Minister for Home, Mir Ziaullah, strongly condemned the killing of three coal-miners in Marwar area of Quetta on Tuesday and directed concerned authorities to submit report of the incident.
He said concerned sectors would take all possible measures to arrest murders of coal-miners to bring them to justice as soon as possible saying justice should be provided to the affected families by arresting the culprits and punishing them.
He said provincial government stands with victim families and shares the grief of them.