Balochistan violence: Schoolteacher gunned down in Khuzdar

Published: October 4, 2011

QUETTA: A schoolteacher was shot dead and a woman was injured in an incident of firing in Khuzdar, about 300 kilometres south of Quetta, on Monday.

According to police officials, assailants on a motorbike opened fire at Rehmathullah, killing him instantly. A woman passing by was also injured in the attack after receiving bullet wounds. The body and the injured woman were taken to District Headquarters Hospital Khuzdar. “It could be an incident of old enmity and police are investigating,” a senior official of Khuzdar police said. Meanwhile, personnel of Balochistan Levies found a dead body near the RCD Highway in Mastung, some 45 kilometres from the provincial capital. The deceased was identified as Abdul Salam. Levies termed it an incident of old enmity.

Published in The Express Tribune, October 4th, 2011.

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