Coal miners shot dead in Hernai

It emerged on Sunday that three coal miners were gunned down by unidentified armed men in the Zalawan area in Harnai, Balochistan, an official said. Sohail Hashmi, Deputy Commissioner Harnai district, told that the assailants arrived at the coal mine in the wee hours of Sunday and opened fire on the colliers; three of them belonging to Kandahar and Afghanistan died on the spot.