Minister’s nephew shot dead in Kalat
QUETTA: The nephew of the provincial minister, Prince Agha Irfan Karim, was shot dead in Kalat on Monday. Agha Mehmood Khan Ahmedzai, who belonged to royal family of Kalat, was travelling in his car on Darbar Road when armed men on a motorbike opened fire on him. Resultantly, he died on the spot while two passersby also suffered serious injuries as they were hit by the car of Agha Mehmood, who lost control over the vehicle after receiving multiple bullet wounds.
The deceased and the injured were taken to a state-run hospital. One of the injured, identified as Muhammad Amin, succumbed to his injuries at the hospital.
The Balochistan National Party (BNP) strongly condemned the incident and termed it as an incident of targeted killing. The party announced a shutter-down strike in Kalat and ten days of mourning to protest the killing.