Customs official killed in Quetta firing incident

Unknown assailants opened fire at the vehicle

Mohammad Zafar January 29, 2018
Representational image. PHOTO:REUTERS

QUETTA: One customs official was killed in a firing incident early Monday morning in the outskirts of Quetta.

The customs officials were travelling in a car when unknown assailants opened fire at the vehicle near Sheikh Zayed Hospital at Link road resulting in the death of  Muhammad Fasim. His body has been moved to Sheikh Zayed Hospital.

The reason of the attack remains unclear.

Three policemen martyred in Quetta firing

Earlier this month, one police official was martyred in a firing incident near Raisani road in Quetta. Police constable Naseer Ahmad, son of Inayat Ullah, was headed to work from his house at Kirani Road when unidentified assailants on a motorcycle opened fire, killing him on the spot.

In a separate incident, two police constables were martyred as unidentified armed men opened fire in the area of Civil Lines Police Station.  Initial reports revealed constables Ilyas and Shaukat died on the spot while another official, Javed, suffered injuries as a result of the firing, SSP operations confirmed.


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