QUETTA-Unknown armed assailants shot dead Naheem Kashmiri a PML-N leader at Jinnah Road here on Monday night. According to details, unknown armed men riding on a motorbike opened indiscriminate firing on Naheem Kashmiri a businessman and leader of PML-N, when he was coming from his hotel on way home near Saleem Complex at Jinnah Road. As a result, he received critical wounds and was rushed to the hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. The assailants escaped from the site after committing crime. Naheem Kashmiri was also an activist of Punjabi Qaumi Ittihad Balochistan. 'It can be an incident of target killing, an official of police told The Nation. According to sources, Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani has taken strict notice of killing of PML-N leader and directed authorities concerned for immediate arrest of culprits involved in this heinous crime. Soon after the incident police and law enforcement agencies rushed to the site and cordoned off the area. Nobody so far has taken responsibility of the attack. Police has registered a case against unknown persons and started investigation. Meanwhile, activists of PML-N getting information of the incident, gathered at Jinnah Road and burnt tyres and blocked the Road to vent their anger. They chanted slogans against the govt and demanded immediate arrest of culprits.