Cop killed, another injured in Quetta firing
QUETTA (92 News) – A policeman was martyred and another injured when unidentified armed assailants opened fire on them in the provincial capital’s Shalkot area on Wednesday.
According to initial reports, the incident took place in Shalkot area of Quetta when the miscreants opened indiscriminate firing on a police vehicle, killing a police personnel on the spot and wounding another.
Soon after the incident, the law-enforcement agencies reached the spot and cordoned off the area.
Rescue staff shifted the body and injured to a local hospital for medico legal formalities and treatment, respectively.
The security forces launched an investigation into the incident.
It is pertinent here to mention that the provincial capital is plagued by violence for the last many years.
On February 28, at least two policemen were killing Quetta firing when unidentified armed men opened firing on DSP’s vehicle at Samungli Road in Quetta. As a result two policemen were killed and two others were wounded.