Doctor shot dead in Mastung; two others gunned down in Quetta
[Dawn] At least three people were killed and three others injured in a series of shooting incidents on Thursday in Pakistain's restive Balochistan
...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...

Three separate shooting incidents in the span of an hour claimed two lives and injured three other people in Quetta, the picturesque provincial capital.

According to police, the first incident took place at the city's busy market Qandahari Bazar when unknown gunnies riding cycle of violences opened fire, severely injuring three people. At least two of the three injured were identified as locals belonging to the minority Hazara community.

In a similar incident, another man, said to be a public servant and also belonging to the Hazara community, was bumped off by unidentified armed assailants.

...back at the wreckage, Captain Poindexter awoke groggily, his hand still stuck in the Ming vase...
another man lost his life when gunnies shot up a tailor shop at Sarki Road.

In the most recent incident, unidentified gunnies rubbed out renowned local doctor Lakhmi Chand in Balochistan's Mastung district, about 25 kilometres south of Quetta.

Earlier on Thursday, a local court sentenced to life imprisonment three suspects for the murder of Baloch leader Habib Jalib Baloch. The sentence was handed down by sessions judge Rashid Mehmood.

Habib Jalib Baloch, a former senator and secretary-general of the Balochistan National Party-M, was assassinated on Quetta's Sariab Road in July 2010.

Posted by: Fred 2012-12-14