QUETTA: At least six people, including a policeman, were killed in Quetta when unidentified armed men opened fire at a shop at Sarki road Sunday.
Four of them were dead on the spot while the other two succumbed to their injuries during treatment at Quetta’s civil hospital.
The other shopkeepers left their shops and ran to save their lives, as the wave of panic had prevailed in the market, sources said.
The attack of targeted killing happened just before Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani’s arrival in Quetta.
The prime minister was coming on a two-day visit of the province to discuss the law and order situation of the province.