Unidentified gunmen kill two in Quetta drive-by shooting | Pakistan
QUETTA: Two people were killed on Sunday in the south-west of the country, when unknown militants opened fire on a small group here, near the city of Essa Nagri, reported in the police.
Two people on a motorcycle began to shoot at the parishioners who were returning home from the local church, told local police Reuters Ataullah Shah.
Three people, including a minor girl and two women, were injured and subsequently taken to the Bolan Medical Complex, while two people were declared dead.
Television photos showed members of the Christian community of Quetta burning car and bicycle tires, protesting against shooting.
In the hospital, peop – he cried and cried when two bodies were delivered to a stretcher, covered with white sheets. Relatives of the deceased protested on the street, claiming that immediate first aid could save those who died.
Local police authorities have begun an investigation of this issue.
The first information report (FIR) against unidentified persons was registered with the authorities with allegations of murder and attempted murder – under sections 302 (punishment for premeditated murder) and 324 (attempted murder) – among others.
The chief minister of Balochistan, Abdul Kuduos Bisengjo, condemned the incident and expressed regret at the loss of precious lives. The Chief Minister said that some intruders want to destroy the peace of the province.
Militant groups associated with the Taliban, Al-Qaida and Daeshem participated in various cases of violence in Balochistan, and Dash established branches in Pakistan and Afghanistan in recent years mainly by recruiting among the militants.
His followers announced some of the most deadly recent attacks of Pakistan.
This month, four members of a Christian family were shot dead in Quetta the day after Easter in what police officers called a "targeted attack."
In December, two suicide bombers stormed a packed church in southwest Pakistan, killing at least 10 people and wounding up to 56 people. both attacks.