Target killing of Two Levies Personnel
QUETTA: Incidents of targeted killings in the Killa Abdullah and Ziarat districts of Balochistan on Tuesday, took lives of two levies personnel.
Two armed riders were seen fleeing the scene after opening fire at levies personnel returning home after duty in the Maizai Addah area of Killa Abdullah district, a Levies official told media.
Levies personnel rushed to the spot and shifted the dead body to basic health unit Maizai Addah for postmortem.
In a separate incident, armed militants opened fire in the Sanjavi area of Ziarat district, killing a Levies Hawaldar identified as Amanullah. The attackers managed to escape unhurt from the spot. The incident appeared to be an act of target killing, a Levies official said.
There has been no claim of responsibility for the two attacks.
Voilence has aggrandized in the northern parts of Balochistan bordering Afghanistan with the advent of recent military operation against militants in the aftermath of the devastating Army Public School Peshawar attack on December 16, 2014.
Militant outfits have been increased their activity of attacking security forces and kidnapping officials from Zhob and other areas of northern Balochistan.
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