Health minister’s cavalcade comes under attack in Baluchistan


Panjgur July 6 (TNS): A caravan of Balochistan Health Minister Rehmat Saleh Baloch on Thursday came under attack in Panjgur on Thursday.

The minister’s convoy was targeted while he was travelling to Prom area from Panjgur, Assistant Commissioner Panjgur Abdul Jabbar said.

The militants who attacked the cavalcade used various weapons including rockets, however, attacker flee the scene when the Levis forces also opened fire in the response, sources said.

When the incident was reported, Levies and Frontier Corps (FC) officials sealed the area and started a search operation.

No group has claimed responsibility for the attack as yet.

Rehmat Saleh Baloch, who belongs to National Party, was elected a member of Balochistan Assembly in the general elections of 2013.