QUETTA, Oct 8: Armed men gunned down a senior medical officer of Khuzdar civil hospital on Monday.

According to police, Dr Dawood Aziz Jan was going to hospital from his house when assailants on a motorbike opened fire on him and fled. Dr Jan died on the spot.

The body was moved to the civil hospital for autopsy and later handed over to relatives.

The Pakistan Medical Association and Baloch Doctors Forum have decided to boycott OPDs and operation theatres for three days in protest against the killing.

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