Three Shia Muslims shot dead in Quetta: police
[Dawn] Gunmen rubbed out three Shia Mohammedans and maimed three others on Saturday in a fresh sectarian attack in Quetta, police said.
"Six persons from the Shia Hazara community were passing from the Jinnah road in a taxicab when they were targeted by two gunnies waiting for them at a traffic signal," Anwar Ali, a senior police official, told AFP.
"Two persons were killed at the spot while one departed this vale of tears in the hospital. The gunnies fled the scene of the crime on a cycle of violence," he said.
Another local police official who reached the scene of the crime soon after the incident confirmed the toll.
...the Pak province bordering Kandahar and Uruzgun provinces in Afghanistan and Sistan Baluchistan in Iran. Its native Baloch propulation is being displaced by Pashtuns and Punjabis and they aren't happy about it...
is rife with religious militancy, sectarian violence between majority Sunnis and minority Shia Mohammedans and a regional insurgency waged by separatists.
On Tuesday gunnies rubbed out three Shia Mohammedans from the Hazara community in a similar attack in Quetta which also left two others maimed.
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