Mourning day in Quetta over Hazara people’s killing


QUETTA: Day of mourning and a shutter-down strike is being observed in Quetta and other parts of Balochistan on Tuesday against killing of seven people belonging to Hazara community, media reported.

Three people were killed and two others injured in a firing incident in Quetta’s Khuda-e-Dad Road around midnight.

In the second incident of firing, four people were shot dead when unknown gunmen opened fire on a local trader’s vehicle on Masjid Road.

All the victims belong to ethnic Hazara community.

The Hazara Democratic Party (HDP) has called for shutter-down strike in Quetta today whereas Balochistan Shia Conference announced a day or mourning.

Chief Minister Balochistan Abdul Malik Baloch took notice of the incident and sought a report from IG police.

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