Firing kills four in Quetta: police


QUETTA: At least four people were killed Monday evening when armed men opened fire at a vehicle in Quetta, the capital of insurgency-hit Balochistan province. Fayyaz Sumbal, the Deputy Inspector General Police, said four militants opened fire at the vehicle on Masjid road area of Quetta. All four men sitting in the vehicle were seriously wounded and succumbed to their injuries on their way to the Combined Military Hospital, he said.

The attackers managed to escape after the attack, he added

Police said the victims belonged to the ethnic Hazara community and were attacked when they were shutting down their shop.

A large number of police and Frontier Corps (FC) personnel cordoned off the area and started investigation into the incident.