DSP Umer ur Rehman martyred in Quetta firing

DSP Umer ur Rehman martyred in Quetta firing

QUETTA: Another incident of target killing has hit Balochistan provincial capital Quetta where the Quetta Police Deputy Superintendent of Police has been martyred by the unidentified gunmen.

Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Umer ur Rehman was martyred and another police officer injured following a firing incident in Quetta's Huddah area on Monday evening, said police.

The injured sub-inspector, identified as Bilal Shams, was the nephew of the deceased DSP.

DSP Umer and SI Shams are said to be the brother and the son, respectively, of DSP Shams ur Rehman who was killed in a suicide bombing in Quetta's police line on August 8, 2013.

Police officials said that the two officers were going to their residence in Hudda area when armed men opened fire on their vehicle near District Jail Quetta.