QUETTA - A member of peace force was killed and two others wounded when armed men attacked them with sophisticated weapons in restive Dera Bugti district on Saturday.

According to reports reaching here, the incident occurred in Sui when armed men opened indiscriminate fire on personnel of peace force.

As a result, Muhammad Bakhsh was killed and two others - Ali Nawaz and Rehman - sustained injuries. The assailants swiftly escaped after the firing incident.

After the incident, personnel of law enforcement agencies rushed to the site and moved the dead body and injured persons to a nearby hospital.

A search operation has been launched by law enforcement agencies in the area to arrest the attackers. However, no arrest has been made so far in this connection.

A case has been registered in this regard and further investigation were under way.