QUETTA - Nine people including a commander of tribal peace force and five militants were killed in a gunbattle in Dera Bugti district on Monday. Defunct Baloch Republican Army (BRA) claimed responsibility for the attack. According to reports reaching here, the incident occurred at Doda Taba area of Dera Bugti when militants attacked bunkers of peace force with heavy weapons including rocket launchers. Four personnel of peace force including a commander Nabi Dad alias Bahi Khan have been killed and seven other sustained serious wounds in the attack, sources said adding, that five militants were also killed in crossfire. The three peace force victims were identified as Latif Bugti, Sadiq Bugti and Wali Muhammad. Sources said the injured were shifted to nearest hospital for medical aid. However, the incident could not be confirmed officially. Meanwhile, spokesman of defunct Baloch Republican Army, Sarbaaz Baloch calling from an unspecified location via satellite phone claimed responsibility for the attack.