QUETTA: Two people were shot and four others wounded when unknown armed men opened fire on a bakery in Quetta, late Wednesday night, police said.
Unidentified armed assailants barged into a bakery near Chaman Housing Scheme. They opened fire on bakers inside and then escaped on their motorbikes. Two people were killed in the bullet barrage.
The deceased and injured were taken to Provincial Sandeman Hospital Quetta where deceased were identified as Saleem and Sajjid while injured were identified as Mansoor Ali, Asif, Shahid and Sajjad. The deceased originally belonged to Punjab and Sindh respectively.
Police and other law enforcement agencies rushed to the site after the incident and cordoned off the area. “It could be an incident of targeted killing. However, investigations are underway into matter as other factor could be the reason for this incident,” a police official said.
The bodies were handed over to their heirs for burial.