QUETTA - Bandits looted the convoy of a Qatar national in Jhal Magsi district of Balochistan on Tuesday.

According to officials, the provincial government had allotted a land near Jhal Magsito Sheikh Muhammad, a citizen of Qatar, for hunting.  A convoy of four trucks,loaded with Sheikh’s camping gear,was going to Jhal Magsi when armed men intercepted it on Gandawha Road.  The men looted cash and valuables and fled the scene, an official in Jhal Magsi said, adding that Sheikh Muhammad himself was not in the caravan.

According to Naseerabad police Rs250,000, 6 mobile phones, four blankets and some other items were mugged by bandits.

Police have registered a case and started investigation into the incident