Gunmen kill seven and injured 4 in Pakistan
October 29, 2013 - 11:04:15 am
ISLAMABAD: Gunmen killed at least seven people and injured four others Tuesday in an attack on the house of a tribal elder in Pakistan's south-western province of Balochistan.
Officials in Balochistan said that some unknown assailants attacked the house of a tribal elder Tara Khan in the Zain Koh area in Dera Bugti district of Balochistan.
Police said unidentified gunmen stormed the house and sprayed bullets with automatic weapons and killed six members of the family including two women and three children besides injuring five others.
No group claimed responsibly for the attack yet, according to local media reports.
Local people and personnel of the paramilitary force shifted the bodies and injured to the civil hospital of Dera Bugti where one of the injured succumbed to his injuries.
There was no immediate report about the tribal elder whether he escaped the attack or not.
Witnesses told police that the attackers came in two vehicles and fled away to the unknown direction after the shooting.
The police have registered a case and are investigating the incident. (QNA)