JUI-F leader shot dead in Quetta
QUETTA—Unidentified armed men gunned down a leader of Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (JUI-F) and former Nazim here on Wednesday.
Police said that unidentified armed men sprayed bullets at JUI-F leader and ex-Nazim Iqbal Kassi in Kachlak Bazaar in suburbs of Quetta killing him on the spot.
The assailants sped from the scene of the crime and the body was moved to local hospital for medico-legal formalities.
Heavy contingent of police reached the scene after the attack, cordoning off the area conducted search operation but the murderers managed to flee.
Police said that the incident seems to be outcome of the personal enmity, however, a case has been registered against unknown murderers at respective police station and investigation was in progress. —INP