Shia dentist among four killed in Balochistan
06 September, 2012
QUETTA: As many as four people, including a Shia dentist, were killed in separate incidents in Balochistan on Wednesday.
According to sources, unidentified men opened fire on a shop in Pasni. As a result, two people, identified as Ramzan and Mushtaq, received bullet injuries and died while on their way to the District Headquarters Hospital.
Separately, unidentified men killed a man in the Khuzdar Town and injured another passerby.
Sources said the men opened fire on a man, identified as Abdul Ghaffar, at Umar Farooq Chowk. Ghaffar died on the spot and a passerby, identified as Fazal, sustained injuries. The assailants fled from the scene. Police have registered cases of all separate incidents and investigation was underway.
Meanwhile, a dentist belonging to Hazara community was killed in a firing incident in the provincial capital on Tuesday night, police said. Unidentified armed men opened indiscriminate fire on Shaukat Clinic on Kinrani Road near Hazara Town and fled from the scene.
Resultantly, one man sustained injuries and succumbed to them before reaching the hospital. The deceased was identified as Niamatullah. Police said that the he belonged to Hazara community. Investigation is underway to ascertain the motive behind the killing. No group has claimed responsibility for the murder so far. Police had not registered a case until the filing of this report.
Separately, the Quetta police recovered a body from the Double Road area of the city. The police shifted the body to the Civil Hospital.