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Friday, August 31, 2012

Quetta: Hazar Ganji shooting toll rises to five

Updated on: Saturday, September 01, 2012 8:57:14 AM

Staff Report
QUETTA: At least five people were killed in a firing incident that occurred this morning in the city area of Hazar Ganji, SAMAA reports Saturday.

According to details of the incident, some unidentified miscreants opened fire at a vehicle transporting some vegetable vendors from main vegetable market located in Hazar Ganji, killing three people and critically injuring two others.

Rescue sources confirmed three people have been killed in the recent incident of violence.

The injured and bodies have been shifted to nearby Bolan Medical Complex located in Bruri Road area on board Edhi ambulances. However, both of the injured succumbed to injuries at hospital, pushing the death toll to five.

Police and other law-enforcers arrived at the overly crowded mishap site.

All five casualties belong to Hazara community. (Last updated at 0920 PST) --SAMAA

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