LAHORE: Pakistan Railways Minister Khawaja Saad Rafique has strongly condemned the terrorist attack on the labourers working at a railway bridge in Harnai, Balochistan.
In a statement on Wednesday, he expressed his determination that culprits would be punished at any cost.
He said that coward terrorists attempted to halt development and progress of the province by attacking on the innocent people.
According to Levies sources, the gun attack took place at the laborers’ camp 25 kilometers from harnai, leaving three of them dead and one wounded.
Six laborers fled to escape the attack.
The deceased include Akhtar Muhammed, Asmatullah and Nasir Khan who hail from Balochistan area of Zhob. The wounded Rehmatullah has been shifted to Civil Hospital Harnai.
He said that laborers were working for the restoration of destroyed track at Sibbi-Harnai section which was in the last phase of completion under the supervision of the National Logistic Cell.
He said that restoration of the Sibbi-Harnai section would open new era of the progress and prosperity in the area.
Saad said that development work in the province would be continued even after difficulties and attacks. –app
Story first published: 6th December 2017