One killed, seven injured in Baluchistan violence

Last Updated: Saturday, February 23, 2013 - 21:26

Karachi: One person was killed and at least seven persons injured when gunmen opened fire on a rally of a religious party at Quetta in Baluchistan, police said.

Unknown motorcyclists opened fire at rally of the Ahle Sunnat Wal Jamaat (ASWJ) at Liaquat Baazar but the assailants had managed to escape, they said.

According to ASWJ leaders, Qari Amin a prayer leader at Bilal mosque in Korangi was shot dead by unknown assailants.

Soon after the incident, ASWJ workers staged a sit-in to protest against the shooting and pelted stones at passing vehicles.

PTI



First Published: Saturday, February 23, 2013 - 21:26
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