Woman among four members of Hazaras community shot dead in Mastung

Woman among four members of Hazaras community shot dead in Mastung

Mastung (Staff Report/Agencies): At least four members of Hazara Shia community were shot dead when unidentified gunmen opened fire on their vehicle near Balochistan's Mastung area on Wednesday.


According to police, two women were travelling in the vehicle that was targeted by the assailants; one of them was among the four people killed. The other woman sustained injuries in the incident.

The victims were on their way to Quetta from Karachi when gunmen riding a motorcycle targeted their car. The assailants escaped unhurt after carrying out the attack.

The incident appears to be an act of targeted killing, police added.

The bodies and injured were shifted to Sandeman Civil Hospital in Quetta.