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Balochistan Home Minister Sarfaraz Bugti escapes gun attack

Latest Update: February 29, 2016 | 274 Views
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DERA BUGTI: Balochistan Home Minister Sarfaraz Bugti Monday survived another attempt on his life in his hometown of Dera Bugti.

According to security sources, unidentified gunmen opened fire on Bugti’s vehicle in Paish Bogi area of Dera Bugti.

Bugti’s guards repulsed the attack, forcing assailants to flee. He is reportedly unharmed.

It is the second attack on the provincial home minister in two months.

Bugti was on an official visit to his hometown when his convoy was hit by a roadside bomb in Baker tehsil of Dera Bugti on February 22.

Although his vehicle was partially damaged, he remained unscathed.