QUETTA- A policeman was killed today when armed men attacked a check post in Quetta's Hana area.

Police sources said that four armed motorcyclists resorted to indiscriminate firing at a police check post in the Nasarabad area of Hana.

One of the four policemen deployed at the check post was killed in the attack. The deceased policeman was identified as Sultan Mohammad. The militants also snatched weapons from police.

Police said the assailants managed to escape unhurt from the crime scene.

Meanwhile, police personnel reached the spot as an investigation into the incident went under way.

Police termed the attack an incident of targeted killing; however, there was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack.