QUETTA - Two labourers were killed and another wounded in a firing incident in Naal area of Khuzdar District, on Tuesday.

Police said the labourers were busy in construction work at a private bank when unidentified assailants riding a motorcycle, appeared on the scene and sprayed a volley of bullets on them. As a result, two labourers were killed while another sustained injures.

The deceased and injured were taken to the District Headquarters Hospital Khuzdar where deceased were identified as Ahmed and Babul alias Bablu while injured as Hussain.

The victims were stated to be residents of Hyderabad Sindh. No group had claimed responsibility for the killings till filing of this report. However, police said investigations were underway and the incident appeared to be a case of target killing.

A case has been registered against the unidentified.

COUPLE SHOT DEAD: Unidentified gunmen shot dead a couple in Hub, the industrial town of Balochistan, on Tuesday.

The assailants barged into the house of Allahbaksh Zehri in Akram Colony and opened fire, killing Allahbaksh and his wife Nasima. The assailants fled the scene after committing the crime.

Police rushed to the spot soon after the incident and tapped off the crime scene.

Victims were shifted to the Hub Civil Hospital for medico-legal formalities.

A case has been registered against the unknown perpetrators. Police say that investigations were under way to ascertain the motive behind the killing.