QUETTA: Two police officials were killed while two were injured on Thursday morning when unknown assailants opened fire on them on the Eastern Bypass in Quetta.
According to a police official, the deceased – both police constables – were identified as Murtaza and Sanaullah, while ASI Muhammad Hussain and Constable Deen Muhammad were injured.
The deceased and the injured were shifted to Bolan Medical College Teaching Hospital.
The officials were on a routine patrol when the attack took place. The assailants fled the scene after the attack.
Police and security forces cordoned off the area after the attack.
Police officials and police mobiles have been regularly targeted in the city during the last week.
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