At least 22 were killed in a cruel incident which took place in Baluchistan of Pakistan. The unidentified militants attacked a travelling bus and abducted 30 people and went on to kill 22 of them.
A Bus heading to Karachi was stopped by the Militants, suspected to be Baloch separatists. The passengers in the Bus, assumed them for the military men and followed their orders to get down the bus.The militants kidnapped them and took over to a unidentified place.
Having known the news, the government planned for a rescue operation, which back fired against them. The military rescue team, headed for the kidnapped place with a rapid fire force. However, the operation failed as the militants in anguish killed 22 abducted persons and fled away.
Seven persons were saved from the abducted. A survived witness said that the militants enquired for the local status of the abducted and killed the remaining 22 persons, who belonged to the anti-baloch locations.
State Home Minister Bugti, said ” The attacks might have come from the separatists militants. we condemn this severely and will punish the people involved”.
The relatives of the killed passengers, staged a agitation before the residence of the Governor with 16 dead bodies, saying that they will not move unless the government guarantees the citizens protection, The Times of India reports.
The Home minister alleged that Indian Intelligence wing RAW, was involved in the attack.