Intelligence official, two others killed in Quetta
QUETTA: An intelligence official, a cleric and a political activist were killed in separate attacks here on Wednesday.
“The intelligence official was passing through Kharotabad area on a rickshaw when men on a motorcycle intercepted it, got him off and shot at him,” Deputy Inspector General (Investigation) Hamid Shakil said.
The official, Nazir, died while being taken to hospital.
Law-enforcement agencies personnel cordoned off the area and carried out a search. No arrest was reported.
In Sariab area, Maulana Amir Bakhsh, a prayer leader, was shot dead and police termed it a sectarian attack.
Abdul Aziz Pirkani, a political activist and relative of a senior leader of the Balochistan National Party-Mengal, who had been gunned down some time back, was killed near the Eastern Bypass.