QUETTA: Gunmen shot dead two Pakistan Air Force security guards and a shopkeeper in the country’s troubled southwestern Baluchistan province on Monday, officials said.
The three were killed in the Pasni area of Gawadar district, 720 kilometres (447 miles) southwest of the provincial capital Quetta.
“The deceased soldiers were identified as Muhammad Ibrahim and Khurram Shahzad.
“The local shopkeeper was named as Elahi Bukhsh resident of Awaran district,” a local official Abdul Fatah Bhanger said yesterday.
“The security personnel came to Pasni bazaar for purchase of edible items when unknown armed men opened indiscriminate fire on them,” Akbar Hussain Durrani, the home secretary of Baluchistan province, said.