QUETTA - At least three people, including a policeman, were killed and a child wounded in separate incidents of violence in Khuzdar and Quetta, while a body was recovered in Dera Bugti on Saturday, officials said.

In Naal tehsil of Khuzdar, unidentified gunmen opened fire at a vehicle and killed Abdul Hameed and Abdul Kareem. Eight-year-old Abdul Qadeer also received gunshot wounds in the attack.

Levies personnel rushed and sifted the dead and the injured to a nearby hospital. The motive behind the killings could not be ascertained as Levies officials said investigation was still in progress.

In another incident, a policeman was gunned down in Quetta’s Sariab locality. Identified as Abdul Khaliq, the victims was targeted by unidentified armed men near Kech Baig area. The body was moved to Civil Hospital Quetta for medico-legal formalities.

A bullet riddled body was found dumped in Sui tehsil of Dera Bugti. Levies officials said the victim was identified as Baghra Khan Bugti. The body bore multiple marks of torture, hospital sources said.

 A case has been registered and investigation is underway.