QUETTA- Unidentified armed men opened fire on a vehicle killing atleast five members of the ethnic Hazara Shia community, police said.
According to police, the vehicle was ambushed and directly fired bullets killing at five Hazara Shia on the spot. The armed motorcyclists were able to flee the crime scene unheard.
In a recent wave of sectarian violence that has been happening for more than a decade, Hazara Shia community has proven to be the worst affected community so far.
In the past 15 years over 1,400 incidents recorded of violence and targeting killings have taken place against Hazaras in Baluchistan alone