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Four Hazaras killed in gun attack in Mastung

Four Hazaras killed in gun attack in Mastung
July 19, 2017

QUETTA, 19 July: Unidentified men on Wednesday opened fire and killed four people belonging to the ethnic Hazara Shia community in Mastung area of Balochistan, police said.
According to police, the victims were travelling to Karachi from Quetta when unknown assailants riding a motorcycle intercepted their car near Mastung and opened indiscriminate firing on it. As result, car driver and three family members including a woman were killed on the spot. Another woman, injured in the gun attack, was taken to Sandeman Civil Hospital in Quetta.
The attackers managed to flee the site.
Police and other Law Enforcement Agencies (LEAs) personnel reached the site and started an investigation into the incident.
According to police, the incident appears to be an act of targeted killing.
Home Minister Sarfaraz Bugti strongly condemned the incident and termed it against the social and tribal norms of the Balochistan.


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