QUETTA - A shutter down strike and wheel-jam was observed on Tuesday in different parts of Balochistan while angry rioters took out rallies and protested against the killing of Baloch National Movement (BNM) Central Joint Secretary Rasool Bakhsh Mengal. The protesters torched three banks, Judicial Magistrate House, 4 vehicles, SHOs house and ransacked offices of Qazi Court, telephone exchange in different towns of Balochistan. Over 15 women including five children were wounded due to baton-charge and tear gas shelling. Rasool Bakhsh went missing on August 23 from Uthal area of Lasbela district and his body was found by police on August 31 from Bela area of the same district. The call for the strike was given by the Baloch National Front which was also supported by all other Baloch nationalist parties. In Quetta, main trading centers and shopping plazas remained opened and a partial wheel-jam strike was observed. However, business activities remained standstill in Baloch populated areas. The attendance in the offices was also remained thin while educational institutes remained completely closed. The administration had taken strict security steps to avert any untoward incident and mobile squads of police, Frontier Corps and Balochistan Constabulary continued patrolling the City. Wheel jam strike also paralysed traffic on national highways linking Quetta with Taftan and Karachi.Unknown persons set a truck on fire and pelted vehicles with stones in different parts of Quetta while the activists of nationalist parties tied black ribbons on their arms to mourn the murder of BNM leader. An explosive device planted outside a marriage hall at Spini Road went off with a huge bang smashing windowpanes of the building and caused damage to a electricity transformer. However, no loss of life was reported in the blast. According to reports reaching from other towns of Balochistan, shutter down and wheel-jam strike was observed in Turbat, Mand, Tump, Gwadar, Panjgour, Nushki, Soorab, Khuzdar, Kalat, Mashkay, Dalbandin and other towns. Slain BNM leader Rasool Bakhsh Mengal was buried in his ancestral town Khuzdar on Monday night. The protesters took out a protest rally, chanted slogans against govt agencies and demanded of the UN and Humanitarian Organisations to take notice of alleged genocide of Baloch people. Later, protesters got infuriated and set 4 vehicles on fire at police line area of Khuzdar. Police resorted to aerial firing, tear gas and baton charge to disperse the protesters. Dozens of activists of Baloch National Front took out a rally in Tump against the murder of Baloch leader and condemned the killing. Unruly protesters burnt three banks and a SHOs house when police opened aerial firing to disperse protesters. Ten women and five children were wounded in Mand after security forces baton- charged a protest rally in Mand and fired tear gas to disperse the protesters. Unknown people also set ablaze a Judicial Magistrate House in Mashkay and ransacked offices of Qazi Court and telephone exchange. The sources said that police have arrested 12 BNF activists from Turbat and Hub in ransacking incidents.