16 target killed in Balochistan
QUETTA: According to the Dawn News, in two incidents of target killing in Quetta and Bolan district, on Saturday, at least 16 people were gunned down, police said. All those killed belonged to Punjab. In the first incident, gunmen took 11 men from a Quetta-bound coach coming from Lahore in Aab-i-Gum area of Bolan district and sprayed them with bullets, five of them were identified as Falak Sher, Fakhar Abbas, Mohammad Waris, Maqsood Ahmed and Mudassar Ali and the injured included Mohammad Atif, Asad Bilal and Pehlwan.
In the second one, in Quetta, six people were going home from work in Khilji Colony when three gunmen riding motorcycles attacked them killing all six on the spot. Four were identified as Mohammad Idrees, Mohammad Sadiq, Abdul Rehman and Mohamad Salman. A case was filed against nameless killers. Baloch Liberation Army (BLA) claimed responsibility for the killings.