Eight more killed in Balochistan violence
17 October, 2012
QUETTA: As many as eight people were killed in separate acts of violence across Balochistan, on Tuesday.
According to police, unidentified armed men, riding a motorbike, opened fire on a tyre shop at Sirki Road. As a result, four people sustained critical bullet wounds and died on the spot.
Talking to reporters, DIG (Operations) Hamid Shakeel said that the incident could be an act of sectarian targeted killing. In another incident, a volunteer of the anti-polio campaign team was killed on the outskirts of the city. The incident has caused panic among the volunteers taking part in the drive.
Separately, police recovered a bullet-riddled dead body of a person in the provincial capital. According to the police sources, Shalkot police personnel recovered the body from the Sardar Karez area of Quetta after being informed about it.
Police said that unidentified armed men had killed the man and thrown his dead body in the area. The deceased was identified by his son.
In yet another incident, two labourers were killed in a firing incident in district Turbat. Meanwhile, a tanker was attacked on the National Highway whi