Mansehra: As many as 22 passengers in four buses were vehemently disembarked and gunned down at Lulusar area, Naran in Hazara division as they were en route to Mansehra via Gilgit on Thursday (August 16, 2012), local police confirmed.
The incident area does not have mobile reception there and it comes under the jurisdiction of the Naran police force.
According to initial reports, all of the passengers belonged to specific sectarian group, 12 of which belonged to Astore and the remaining from Gilgit were forced to get off the buses and asked to show their identity cards, after which they were shot down.
Meanwhile, police have reached the spot and cordoned off the area. Further investigations are underway. Babu Sar road has been blocked till the unidentified period of time, sources said.