Two police officials martyred in Quetta

Two police officials martyred in Quetta

QUETTA: The unidentified armed attackers shot dead two Balochistan Constabulary personnel and injured another at a flyover on Double Road of Quetta on Thursday morning.

According to officials, the personnel were part of Rapid Response Force and going to perform their routine duties when targeted by unidentified armed men.

The attackers riding a motorcycle opened fire on them and sped away, police said.

As result of the intense firing, all received gunshot injuries and two of them succumbed to their wounds during the medical treatment at the Civil Hospital, officials said.

Soon after the incident, security forces roped off the crime scene and started collecting the evidences.

This was the second incident of its nature in last three days in Quetta.

Earlier, a police constable was shot dead by unidentified attackers on Raisani Road of the provincial capital on January 16.