Four people, among them a woman, were killed in unabated violence in different neighbourhoods of the volatile Balochistan province on Saturday.
Men armed with machetes barged into a shop in the Satellite Town area of Quetta and knifed the shopkeeper, Noor Ahmed Qambarani, several times before fleeing the scene. Separately, a man committed suicide after killing his spouse in the Gandawa area of Jhal Magsi district. In Kalat, gunmen shot and fatally wounded one Mir Khan. The police registered a case against the unknown killers and started investigation.
Meanwhile, armed men fired a salvo of rockets at Qabul Khan village of Jaffarabad district. Four rockets were fired which landed in an unpopulated area causing no loss of life or damage to property, according to local officials.
Published in The Express Tribune, July 1st, 2012.
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