Quetta violence: Police official killed in drive-by shooting

The slain policeman has been identified as Muhammad Din.


Our Correspondent July 21, 2012

QUETTA: A police official was killed in a drive-by shooting in the provincial capital Friday night.

Gunmen riding on a motorbike shot dead the police official in Jail Road of Quetta and managed to flee from the scene. Police shifted the body to a hospital for medico-legal formalities. The slain policeman has been identified as Muhammad Din.

Police launched an investigation – but officials speculate that it could be an incident of target killing. No group has claimed responsibility for the murder.

Published in The Express Tribune, July 21st, 2012.

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