PM Imran Khan strongly reacts over killings of 11 coal miners in Balochistan
ISLAMABAD - Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan has condemned the killing of 11 coal miners in Balochistan’s Machh area and asked the FC to use all resources to arrest the culprits behind the shooting incident.
“The condemnable killing of 11 innocent coal miners in Machh Balochistan is yet another cowardly inhumane act of terrorism,” Imran Khan tweetd.
“[I] Have asked the FC to use all resources to apprehend these killers & bring them to justice. The families of the victims will not be left abandoned by the govt.”
Minister for Human Rights Shireen Mazari also tweeted: “Terrorists now target poor coal miners in Machh Balochistan – murdering 11 & seriously wounding 4. Indian funded terrorists in Balochistan getting more desperate as development comes to province. Socio econ empowerment & Insaf for the Baloch are how we will defeat the terrorists.”
As many as 11 coal miners were shot dead while four others were seriously injured after unidentified armed men opened fire at them at the Machh coal field in Balochistan.
According to the sources, the unidentified armed men took the coal miners to nearby mountains where they opened fire on them. It added that the coal miners were going to their work place when unidentified armed men opened fire on them.
The Levies and personnel of other law enforcement agencies and rescue teams rushed to the place of the incident near Machh coalfield after the incident and cordoned off the area.