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.