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Sunday, June 7, 2015

Five Hazaras shot dead in Quetta, (Pakistan)



SYED ALI SHAH

QUETTA: Unknown assailants killed five people belonging to the Hazara community in Quetta's Bacha Khan Chowk area on Sunday evening, Dawn.com reported.

Police sources said suspected militants opened fire at two shops near Bacha Khan Chowk, the city's commercial hub.

Police stated the deceased belonged to the Hazara community. Four people had died on the spot while there was one injured who was rushed to Combined Military Hospital (CMH) Quetta for medical treatment. However, he later succumbed to his injuries.

Police said the assailants managed to escape from the scene. It was an act of targeted killing, police sources told Dawn.com.

Soon after the incident, markets and business establishments were closed and panic gripped the area. Traffic vanished from the roads.

In the past few days, more than half-a-dozen Hazara community were also gunned down in Quetta.... Continue Reading....

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