2 killed in Balochistan shootings

2 killed in Balochistan shootings

QUETTA: Two people, including a Levies official, were killed while three others sustained injuries in two separate incidents of firing in Gwadar and Quetta, on Sunday.

In the first incident, unidentified armed men opened fire near Gwadar city. As a result, one person, identified as Ishaq, sustained serious wounds and died immediately. The assailants escaped from the scene after the attack. The deceased was a Levies official. The motive behind the murder could not be ascertained.

In the second incident, one person was killed and three others received serious wounds in crossfire between two groups in Quetta. The incident occurred at Shaldar area and the deceased was identified as Niamatullah. Police shifted the deceased and injured to hospital and cordoned off the area. Motive behind the incident is stated to be old enmity. Police have registered a case and started further investigation. – DailyTimes