The Islamic State (ISIS) has taken responsibility for the murder of 11 coal miners in Mach area of Bolan District in Balochistan on Sunday, reported Reuters.
According to the details, the coal miners were working in the field when they were kidnapped by the armed assailants, who took them to nearby hills and opened fire on them.
The authorities confirmed that 11 coal miners were murdered while four were critically injured and taken to the Mach Hospital for treatment.
The deceased were identified as Aziz, Muhammad Naseem, Anwar, Shair Muhammad, Ahmed Shah, Muhammad Sadiq, Chman Ali, Hassan Jan, Muhammad Asif, and Abdullah.
Prime Minister condemns “cowardly act of terrorism”
Prime Minister Imran Khan condemned the incident on Twitter. “The condemnable killing of 11 innocent coal miners in Mach Balochistan is yet another cowardly inhumane act of terrorism.” he said in his Tweet.
“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,” the premier added.
The condemnable killing of 11 innocent coal miners in Machh Balochistan is yet another cowardly inhumane act of terrorism. 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— Imran Khan (@ImranKhanPTI) January 3, 2021
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#CrushISIS trending on Twitter
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