Four persons killed in Pak violence
Last Updated: Wednesday, March 17, 2010, 17:54
Islamabad: Four persons were killed in three separate incidents of violence in Balochistan province in southwestern Pakistan on Wednesday, officials said.

Three persons, including a retired official of the Balochistan Constabulary Force, were gunned down in two incidents of targeted killing in the provincial capital Quetta, police said.

Former DSP Muhammad Usman was gunned down by unidentified assailants. The attackers fled after shooting him, police said.

In the second incident, motorcycle-borne gunmen shot dead two men and injured another in Akhtarabad area of Quetta, police added.

Meanwhile, four security personnel were injured when an unidentified attacked lobbed a grenade at a vehicle of the Frontier Corps.

Troops shot dead the attacker, officials said.

Life in Quetta has been affected by a string of killings targeting members of ?non-Baloch communities over the past few months.


First Published: Wednesday, March 17, 2010, 17:54

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