Attack on Och Gas Field employees kills one

Unknown armed men attacked a vehicle carrying employees of Och Gas Filed in Goth Dirgi area of Jaffarabad district on Friday and gunned down one person and injured another.

Armed men opened fire on the official vehicle when it was carrying employees of Och Gas Field passed through Goth Dirgi area, Station House Officer PS Sohbatpur Jan Muhammad Khosa said, adding the attack caused killing of one employee and injuries to another.

Law enforcement agencies and Levies Force contingents reached the place soon after the incident and cordoned off the affected site.

They have also launched a search operation to arrest the assailants.

The dead was identified as Anwar and the injured as Shoaib, official sources said. The body and the injured had been shifted to hospital.