Pakistan: At least 14 dead in armed attack on passenger bus


Islamabad, Apr 18 :  A group of unidentified gunmen attacked a bus in the Pakistani province of Balochistan, killing at least 14 passengers, media reported on Thursday.
According to Balochistan Inspector General of Police Mohsin Hassan Butt, around 15-20 unidentified armed assailants in camouflage uniform reportedly stopped five or six buses travelling between Karachi and Gwadar, Dawn reported.
The group stopped a bus on Makran Coastal Highway, offloaded 14 passengers, did an ID check and then shot them dead.
The motive behind the killings and the identity of the victims are yet to be ascertained.
An investigation has been launched, the media added.

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