DERA BUGTI - Home Minister Sarfaraz Bugti yesterday survived another attempt on his life in his hometown, Dera Bugti. Assailants managed to flee after retaliatory action of security squad.

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.