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Firing on Quetta passport office; one killed

Police officials said that the attack occurred as unknown armed men opened indiscriminate fire.

Updated: Aug 20, 2011, 12:25 PM IST

Quetta: A person was killed and two others wounded in a shooting incident outside the passport office in Quetta, the capital of Pakistan’s Balochistan province, on Saturday.
Police officials said that the attack occurred as unknown armed men opened indiscriminate fire at the gate of the office located on Joint Road in Quetta, a newspaper reports.
The police officials confirmed the casualties.

Following the incident, the injured were shifted to the Civil Hospital in Quetta, while the gunmen managed to escape after the attack.

ANI