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Two bullet-riddled bodies found in Turbat

GWADAR: Two bullet-riddled bodies were found in the Sharak area of Kech district on Friday.

Levies of ficials said that the people of Sharak, a town some 40km away from Turbat, informed the local administration about the presence of the bodies.

After receiving information, Levies personnel shifted the corpses to the district hospital in Turbat.

The deceased were identified as28-year-old Mohammad Naveed, a resident of Karachi, and 42-year-old Mohammad Latif, a resident of Chichawatani district, Sahiwal.

Turbat`s tehsildar Sher Jan told Dawn that the victims were identified with the help of their national identity cards found in their pockets.

He said no case of kidnapping or missing persons was reported with the Levies force or the local administration.The official said the purpose of the victims` visit to the area had not been ascertained. `We are investigating the case and collecting information from local people,` he said.

Quoting doctors in the hospital, the Levies officials said that the victims received multiple bullet wounds in their head and chest.

The bodies would be sent to Karachi and Sahiwal.-Behram Baloch