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Saturday, June 2, 2012

Shia man shot dead in Quetta

Mohammad Ali, who was targeted killed on Saryab Road, Quetta

QUETTA: A member of the Hazara community was gunned down and another shot injured near a bus stop on Sariab Road on Saturday. According to police, the victim, identified as Muhammad Ali, was travelling in a rickshaw when armed assailants, riding a motorbike, opened fire on him. Ali was killed on the spot while the rickshaw driver sustained injuries. Police rushed to the spot soon after the incident and cordoned off the area. Ali and the injured rickshaw driver were moved to Provincial Sandeman Hospital. The deceased was a Shia from the Hazara community. “The murder can be a case of sectarian target killing but it is very early to reach to conclusions. A case has been registered against unidentified persons and an investigation is underway,” a police official said. Separately, unidentified persons hurled three hand grenades at a house in Killi Geo area of Quetta. According to sources, the house is owned by Muhammad Rafiq. Windows of the house were broken and a car was also damaged in the attack. staff report

Daily Times

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