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Trader among three killed in Khuzdar

September 03, 2012


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

KHUZDAR: Unknown armed men gunned down three people, including a trader, in two separate incidents in Balochistan’s Khuzdar district on Monday.

According to SHO Khuzdar Abdul Qadir, a businessman, Hafiz Sanaullah, was killed in his shop when armed assailants opened fire at him at the Chakar Khan Road. The attackers managed to flee the scene.

In a separate incident, unidentified gunmen riding a motorbike opened fire at two persons at Chandani chowk and fled from the site.

As a result, one man died on the spot while the other succumbed to his injuries on way to a hospital.

The bodies of the deceased were handed over to the heirs after completion of legal formalities.

The motives behind the killings could not be ascertained so far. Police registered both cases and started the investigations.