Quetta:1 died, 2 hurt in firing near Passport Office

At least one person was shot dead while two other sustained critical injuries at Joint Road area here on Saturday.

According to the police, the victims were on their way when unidentified armed men opened fire on them and fled away.

As a result, one Abdul Khaliq died on the spot and Mian Khan and Abdul Salam sustained serious bullet injuries.

The injured were rushed to the civil hospital for medical aid.

The body of dead was handed over to his heirs after legal formalities.

Motive behind the killing could not be ascertained. Police have started investigations into the incident.