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2 policemen among five killed in Quetta

Published Jul 30, 2012 02:06am

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Police examine the site of an attack in Quetta. — Photo by APP/File

QUETTA: Two policemen and three other people were gunned down in different areas of Quetta on Sunday night.

According to police, Jalaluddin Qadri and Mohib Ali Qadri were shot dead by men on motorcycles on Sabzal Road when they were going home. Police took the bodies to the Bolan Medical College Hospital.

About half an hour later, men on motorcycles opened fire on a general store on Arbab Karam Khan Road, killing its owner Saddam Hussain Khilji.

In another incident, armed men on a motorbike attacked a police van patrolling the area during Taraveeh prayers, killing constables Muhammad Sadiq and Muhammad Asif.

Security was tightened in and around the city after the killings, but no arrest was reported till the filing of this report.