Imam shot and injured in Quetta
QUETTA: Unidentified armed shot at and injured a prayer leader on the Nichari road of the metropolis on Wednesday night. Police said that unknown gunmen riding a bike opened fire on Qari Abdul Shakoor when he was on his way from the mosque to his home after offering of Ishaa prayers. The victim received two bullets in his head. He was rushed to the Combined Military Hospital, Quetta. The assailants managed to escape. According to preliminary investigation, the cause of the attack could be sectarianism. The police have registered a case and started investigation into the incident. Further probe is underway.