Wednesday 22 May 2019

Gunmen kills 14 bus passengers in Pakistan

Pakistan flag (Stock photo)
Pakistan flag (Stock photo)
Independent.ie Newsdesk

Independent.ie Newsdesk

Gunmen in Pakistan have ambushed a bus and killed 14 passengers after forcing them off the vehicle in the country's south-west, an official said.

Local official Jehangir Dashti said it was unclear who was behind the killings before dawn on Thursday.

He said about three dozen people were travelling to the south-western port of Gawadar when gunmen stopped the bus and killed 14 people after checking their identity cards.

The motive behind the killings is not known.

No-one has claimed responsibility for the killings.

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