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DSP killed, sub-inspector injured in Quetta firing

DSP killed, sub-inspector injured in Quetta firing

DSP Umar Rehman. – A file photo

May 30, 2017

QUETTA, 30 May: A deputy superintendent of police (DSP) was killed and a sub-inspector was injured in firing of unknown miscreants in Quetta on Monday night.

Police said DSP Umar Rehman and his nephew Sub-Inspector Bilal Shams were going to mosque after Iftar when unknown militants riding a motorcycle opened fire on them. The attackers managed to flee the scene, while the police and Frontier Corps (FC) encircled the area and started search operation.

Chief Minister Sanaullah Zehri took notice of the matter and ordered arrest of the perpetrators.

DSP Shamsur Rehman, who was brother of DSP Umar Rehman and father of Sub-Inspector Bilal Shams was killed in a bomb blast at Quetta Police Lines in 2013.

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