At least four people were killed and a paramilitary soldier injured on Tuesday in similar but separate incidents of firing in different areas of Balochistan.
Unidentified assailants on a motorcycle mowed down two men Sayed Ghulam Hussain and Nour Mohammad in a gun attack on Sibi Road in Mastung district. A paramilitary soldier was also injured in the attack.
The attackers managed to escape from the scene. Levies personnel rushed to the spot and moved the injured and deceased to Civil Hospital, Quetta.
In a separate incident at a bazaar in Kech area, a butcher was gunned down inside his shop in Turbat district. Sources said men riding a motorcycle opened fire on the butcher at his shop. The man died on the spot and was shifted to a nearby hospital for an autopsy. He was identified as Javed Iqbal.
Another man was shot dead in the Killi Bangulzai area of Saryab Road in Quetta. The deceased, identified as Abdullah, was shifted to Civil Hospital.
Published in The Express Tribune, July 18th, 2012.
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