2 people shot dead in Quetta
QUETTA: Two people were shot dead on Tuesday by unidentified assailants in what appeared to be an incident of sectarian violence. Sources said the attackers, armed with sophisticated weapons, barged into a medical store and shoe shop on Mecangi Road and opened fire. The two victims – Akbar Ali and Ali Raza – received bullets and died instantly. The assailants fled on a motorbike.
The bodies were moved to Sandeman Hospital for autopsy. Akbar Ali and Ali Raza were residents of Alamdar Road, an area dominated by the Hazara community. Relatives said the two victims belonged to Gilgit–Baltistan.