QUETTA - Unknown gunmen on Sunday shot dead a Hindu trader when he resisted the armed mens attempt to kidnap him, said police. The police said Ramesh Kumbar, a resident of Multani Muhalla, was travelling in his car when the armed men intercepted him at Patel Road. The gunmen fired shot at the Hindu trader when he offered resistance to their bid to abduct him, killing him on the spot, said the police adding that the law enforcers reached the scene and shifted the deceased to the Quetta Civil Hospital for autopsy. The police have launched manhunt after register a case. Meanwhile, Balochistan Minorities Minister Basant Lal Gulshan strongly condemned the murder of Ramesh Lal, saying: The administration completely failed to provide security to the minorities. He said constant kidnapping of Hindus was affecting the image of the province and the country as well. He said that three Hindu traders had been killed in three years while a number of Hindus, including a religious leader Maharaj Luckmi Chand Garji, went missing. Separately, a landmine blast killed a Frontier Corps (FC) personnel in Dera Bugti district while a vehicle of Uch Gas Field escaped a remote-controlled bomb attack in Jaffarabad. According to official sources, FC official Sibtain Shah was on his way at Gudno area in the jurisdiction of Levies Station Pir Koh when he stepped on the landmine, planted by unknown miscreants, injuring him critically. He was rushed to hospital where he died. The vehicle was carrying Uch Gas Field employees when a remote-controlled bomb detonated near Jarwar Bridge in the Sohbatpur area of Jaffarabad District. The staffers remain safe but two camels were killed in the blast. Sources said after the blast, the security personnel that were escorting the employees opened fire and forced the attackers to run away. The Levies Forces and FC personnel cordoned off the area and started a search operation in the area. No group has claimed responsibility for the attack till the filling of this report.