Islamabad, April 18 -- : As many as 14 people were shot dead on Thursday after being identified and offloaded from passenger buses on Makran Coastal Highway in Balochistan.

Quoting sources from Balochistan Levies, The Dawn reported that around 15 to 20 unidentified gunmen stopped five or six buses travelling between Karachi and Gwadar between 12:30 a.m. and 1 a.m. on Thursday.

Around the Buzi Top area, the gunmen stopped the buses, checked the identity cards of passengers and offloaded about 16 of them. Fourteen passengers were immediately shot dead, while two passengers managed to escape the incident and reached the nearest Levies check post.

Sources told The Dawn that the two people suffered severe injuries and were shifted to Ormara H...