Quetta shooting incident claims six lives

Officials say the incident could be part of the ongoing target killings in the city.


Express May 18, 2011

QUETTA: Six people were killed in a shooting incident in the Goharabad area of Quetta on Wednesday.

Police officials said that unidentified men opened indiscriminate in the area, which resulted in the killing of six people and injuring ten others.

"A group of vegetable sellers riding in a vehicle loaded with vegetables were on their way to Hazarganji vegetable market located in suburb of the Quetta city when unknown armed men riding on bikes opened fire at them near Killi Goharabad and Killi Kamalo," a police official said.

The bodies were shifted to Bolan Medical Complex.

Officials say the incident could be part of the ongoing target killings in the city.

Earlier, on May 6, seven people had been killed by activists of a banned sectarian outfit who also fired at least three rockets on residences in a locality near Hazara Town in Quetta.

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Ali | 10 years ago | Reply Why is Lashkar e Jhangvi not directly mentioned? Is it because it is a Sunni outfit targetting Shias?
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