Another Hazara killed in target killing

Published Apr 16, 2012 04:05pm

The latest death has raised the tally to 29 during the past one week. -ONLINE FILE PHOTO

QUETTA: Another man from the Hazara community was killed in a target killing incident in Quetta. The latest death has raised the tally to 29 during the past one week.

According to details, unidentified gunmen riding a motorcycle opened fire on a tyre shop situated at Quarry road on Monday. As a result of the shooting, a businessman, Salman Ali Hazara was killed.

Similarly miscreants also targeted a taxi that was coming to Alamdar road from Hazara Town. However the passengers in the taxi escaped unhurt.

After the two incidents of terrorism, a stampede started in the city and shops at Alamdar road, Bacha Khan Chowk, Prince Road, Liaqat Bazaar and Quarry road were closed immediately.

Police and Frontier Corps contingents reached the scene and have now controlled the situation.


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