Hazara man shot dead in Quetta

Police suspects it to be a case of targeted sectarian killing. Investigations are underway.

Our Correspondent May 30, 2012

QUETTA: A member of the Hazara community was shot dead near a roadside hotel on Joint Road, Quetta on Wednesday.

According to the police, the victim identified as Ali Mohammad, son of Gulam Ali Hazara, was travelling on his cycle when armed assailants riding on a motorbike opened fire at him. Mohammad was killed on the spot and his body was rushed to the Provincial Sandeman hospital for autopsy.

The victim was a Shia Muslim hailing from Marriabad, a Hazara dominated area.

Talking to The Express Tribune, a police official said that the murder could have been a case of sectarian target killing, but it was premature to make any conclusions. “A case has been registered against unknown persons and an investigation is underway.”


jabar | 10 years ago | Reply

so called nationalists doing this for their foreign masters, they will not achieve anything by killing innocent people.this series of terrorism be stoped.

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