QUETTA: At least five men were killed in different incidents in several areas of Quetta on Saturday.
Two men were killed when unidentified militants opened fire at a barber shop in Quetta’s Mano Jan area.
Police sources told media that two masked assailants opened fire at a barber shop in Mano Jan area of Quetta and killed two persons. Both of the victims were brothers, the source added.
The attackers escaped unhurt from the spot.
Security and emergency teams reached the attack site. The bodies were shifted to Civil Hospital Quetta for medico-legal formalities.
In another incident two people were shot dead by unidentified attackers on Quetta’s Double Road area. A huge contingent of security personnel reached the site after the attacks and cordoned off the area as a probe into the incident.
Another person was gunned down near the Eastern Bypass area in Quetta.
Police officials termed the incidents as acts of targeted killing.
These incidents come two days after the militants killed four policemen in Quetta’s Pashtoonabad area.