QUETTA - A doctor from Hazara community was killed in a shootout in the provincial capital late Tuesday, police said.

Unidentified gunmen stormed Shoukat Clinic on Kirani Road near Hazara Town and killed a man. The deceased was identified as Niamatullah. Police said that Niamatullah was a member of the Hazara community and the murder could be a case of sectarian killing.

However, no group has claimed responsibility for the murder. No case was registered till filing of this report.