2 children die during road blockade

KHUZDAR: Two children died of severe heat during blockade of RCD highway near Wadh Sunday.

According to deitlas on the call of Zamindar Action Committee and Transporters RCD highway was blocked at Wadh for the last 24 hours. They were protesting against insecurity to their vehicles moving along the RCD highway. Hundreds of vehicles were stranded on both sides of the highway.

Due to severe hot weather two children died in the vehicles. It could not be known if they were ill.

Later security forces reached in the area. They resorted to aerial firing to disperse protestors. Protestors also returned.

However road was opened and formal traffic started.

A tense prevailed in the area.