Tires of truck burst after it was attacked in the Kalat district of Balochistan: Photo provided by the author

Abdullah Lehri:

KALAT: In a concerning incident along the Quetta-Karachi national highway near Grani, unidentified armed individuals targeted a truck, resorting to stoning and gunfire, as confirmed by police sources.

Authorities reported that the truck’s tires suffered damage as a result of the gunfire, leading to a burst. Despite the intensity of the attack, the driver and the cleaner emerged unharmed, according to the police.

The incident occurred on a crucial stretch of the national highway, highlighting the security challenges faced in the area. Law enforcement is actively investigating the incident to identify the perpetrators and ascertain their motives. Authorities are urging heightened vigilance and cooperation from the community to ensure the safety of commuters and prevent further incidents of this nature.

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