Three laborers killed in Harnai attack in Balochistan

Quetta: Three laborers were killed and several were injured in an armed attack on a workers’ camp in Balochistan’s Harnai area late on Friday night.

Official sources said a group of armed men fired indiscriminately at the camp in Chapar Left area of ​​Harnai district.

Sibi division commissioner said, “Three laborers died on the spot while three others were seriously injured in the attack.”

“The terrorists set fire to the camp, which completely gutted it. Armed men also torched several vehicles.

The Provincial Disaster Management Authority and the Ziarat administration sent an ambulance to the area to take the injured to the hospital.

Officials said the laborers were working in a government project. No group or organization claimed responsibility till the early hours of Saturday morning.

Published in Dawn, June 18, 2022