QUETTA-Life remained paralysed across Balochistan for the third consecutive day on Friday in protest against the assassination of Baloch nationalist leader Habib Jalib Advocate. Shutter down strike was observed in Quetta and other towns of Balochistan while unknown people torched five NATO tankers in Bolan and Khuzdar areas. In Quetta, many commercial establishments, business centres and shops remained closed. Keeping in view the difficulties of people, BNP had made some relaxation in wheel jam strike and it was confined to highways only. The RCD and other highways linking Quetta with Karachi, Sibi and Taftan were blocked at various places, as protestors erected barricades on them and held protests. Lawyers community did not appear before courts as Balochistan Bar Association, Balochistan Bar Council and Balochistan High Court Bar Association had already announced a 3-day strike against the killing of Habib Jalib, due to which litigants faced difficulties. According reports from Bolan, unidentified people opened indiscriminate firing on six oil tankers carrying fuel for NATO troops stationed in Afghanistan in Machh locality some 60 kilometers, southeast of Quetta. Oil tankers were parked at a hotel when some armed gunmen appeared on the scene and set them on fire after resorting to indiscriminate firing on them. Resultantly, four of them were destroyed completely. Official sources said that nobody was injured in the attack. In yet another similar attack, unknown persons burnt a NATO container in Wadh area of Khuzdar district. The incident occurred at Miandara area of Wadh when some persons sprinkled petrol on a container and set it on fire.