5 killed in Quetta, Mastung incidents
QUETTA: At least five people were killed in various incidents, while eight others sustained injuries in Quetta and Mastung just a few days ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr on Monday. At least four people were killed and four others sustained injuries in a clash between two tribes over a property issue, Levis Force said on Monday.
An old clash over the ownership of property between two rival tribes of Tareen and Kakar turned violent when both used weapons against each other, Levies official said adding as a result of firing four people of the Tareen tribe died on the spot while the four members of Kakar tribe suffered injuries.
The injured were rushed to the hospital in Pishin, however, their names could not be ascertained till the filing of this story. Meanwhile in Mastung, four people including two women were injured in a collision between truck and pick up on National Highway near Kadha-kocha area of Mastung Monday.
According to local Levies Force, four people including two women were on their way riding in a vehicle when a speeding truck hit them. The injured were rushed to the hospital where doctors referred them to Quetta.
Meanwhile, Gul Sheir was killed over an old enmity by unknown armed men on Monday in Dhadar area of Bolan district. According to local police, the victim was on his way home when assailants opened fire at him and fled away from the scene.
As a result, he died on the spot. The body was handed over to the heirs after legal formalities. Separate cases have been registered and investigation is underway. Security has been tightened in the provincial capital ahead of Eidul Fitr, police sources told on Monday.
An additional contingent of the ATF, BC and FC have been deployed at the main markets of the city to cover the hundreds of people converged there for shopping. Additional check posts have also been established in some areas to keep vigil on the anti-peace elements.
The personnel of police, ATF and FC deployed at pickets strictly checking the people and vehicles. The mobile of law enforcement agencies are seen patrolling in sensitive areas. Security organisations and officials on entry and exit points have been directed to be vigilant. Police and BC personnel have also been assigned duties to guard the mosques and Imambargahs to avoid untoward incident.