Police recovered the three bullet-riddled bodies in the eastern bypass area on the outskirts of the city on Saturday morning.
Some passerby spotted the bodies near a graveyard and informed the police, an official of the Satellite Town police station said. Police rushed to the spot, cordoned off the area and shifted the deceased to the Civil Hospital Quetta.
Two of the deceased were identified as Mehmood and Hamid Shah, residents of Pashtunabad area of Quetta. “The deceased had been shot in head and chest,” a hospital source said.
“The bodies were handcuffed and they were killed in the same area,” a police official said adding empty shells of TT pistol and 9MM pistols were found near the bodies.
The motive of the killings could not be ascertained. No group has claimed responsibility for the deaths.
Published in The Express Tribune, June 30th, 2013.
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