QUETTA A complete shutterdown and wheel-jam strike was observed on Friday in various parts of Balochistan against the killing of the Baloch in Karachi while two political activists were killed and four others sustained injuries in alleged firing of security forces in Khuzdar District. The protesters torched vehicles, motorbikes and pelted stones on official buildings and banks in different towns of Balochistan. The call for the strike was given by the Baloch National Front (BNF) which was also supported by all other nationalist parties and business community. In Quetta, all main trading centres and shopping plazas at Jinnah Road, Shara-e-Iqbal, Liaquat Bazaar, Prince Road, Sariab Road, Joint Road, Double Road and other areas remained closed. Though the wheel-jam strike in Quetta was not complete however traffic was low as compared to normal days. The attendance in the offices was also thin due to closure of public transport. The administration had taken strict security measures to avert any untoward incident and mobile squads of police, Frontier Corps and Balochistan Constabulary continued to patrol the city. However, according to police, unidentified people torched two vehicles including an official vehicle and a rickshaw and pelted several vehicles with stones smashing their windscreen in different parts of the City. Police said two people were arrested in Quetta for forcing shopkeepers to close their shops. Wheel-jam strike also paralysed traffic on national highways linking Quetta with Taftan, Karachi and Jacobabad. According to reports coming from Khuzdar, two political activists including a worker of Baloch Students Organization (BSO-Azad) were killed and four others wounded when personnel of Frontier Corps (FC) allegedly opened firing on the activists of BSO-Azad. Sources said that Saddam Baloch an activist of BSO-Azad was organising workers for taking out a rally to protest against killings of Baloch in Karachi and incidents of forced disappearances in Balochistan, when FC personnel allegedly shot him dead in Gazgi area. While the second incident took place when security forces allegedly opened indiscriminate firing on a rally jointly taken out by workers of BSO-Azad and BNF. Resultantly, one protestor identified as Ali Dost was killed while four others including Liaquat Ali, Zafar Baloch, Inayat Baloch and Farid Baloch sustained injuries. BSO activists shifted the injured and the deceased to Civil Hospital, while a critical injured Liaquat Baloch was referred to Karachi after providing him first medical aid. The killing of BSO activists further sparked riots in Khuzdar district due to which unruly protestors set two motorcycles of police officials on fire, pelted stones on vehicles, banks and other officials building. They demanded the human rights organisations to take notice of the alleged violation of human rights and freedom of expression in Balochistan. Spokesman of FC outrighly rejected the killings of protestors and termed the allegation baseless. Talking to The Nation, FC spokesman Murtaza Baig said that FC was not deployed in the area where the incident occurred. BSO-Azad district Khuzdar President told this scribe that they were taking out a peaceful rally to condemn the killings of Baloch in Karachi and Balochistan when security forces opened fire. He said BSO-Azad would observe a shutter-down strike across the province against the killing of Baloch activists on Saturday (today) and vowed to continue their struggle for their genuine rights. Baloch political parties have called for three-days mourning against Fridays incident. Dr Jahanzaib Jamaldini, the acting president of BNP, said murder of political activists had proved that the government was not ready to tolerate peaceful protests and democratic forces in Balochistan. Meanwhile, Balochistan Home Minister Mir Zafarullah Zehri has ordered an inquiry into the Khuzdar incident. He assured that the responsible would be brought to justice. Talking to newsmen, he said that he had received information that two Baloch protestors had been killed and four others injured and assured that complete probe would be conducted into the killing and appealed to the people to remain calm. According to reports, shutter-down and wheel-jam strike was observed in Turbat, Mand, Panjgour, Nushki, Soorab, Khuzdar, Kalat, Mashkay, Dalbandin and other towns of Balochistan.