QUETTA - A Levies force official was killed and his companion was wounded by unknown miscreants in Khuzdar Town, some 360 KM southeast of Quetta, on Wednesday.

According to police, unidentified armed men opened fire on Abdul Ghani and Muhammad Umar, injuring both of them. They were shifted to a nearby hospital where Abdul Ghani succumbed to his injuries.

The police handed over the body to heirs after completing legal formalities. The police said that the investigation was underway to unearth motive behind the killing.