Pakistan: Tribal elder, son shot dead in Gawadar
Dera Bugti: Unidentified person shot dead the tribal elder and the chief of the Rajiha Bugti tribe in Karmanzai and his son in Dera Bugti district of Pakistan on Saturday, media reports said.
Police officials said the victims — Nihalan Khan and his son Lal Jan — were on their way home in the Patokh area on a motorcycle when they were targeted by the assailants, who were waiting for them, reports Dawn News.
Both received multiple bullets and died on the spot, police officials said.
The armed men fled the scene and also set the victims’ motorbike on fire.
Security forces rushed to the site after the incident and shifted the bodies to a nearby hospital.
The bodies were later handed over to the family after medico-legal formalities.
The cause of the killing is still not known.