QUETTA - Three people were killed in separate incidents of firing in Quetta and Panjgour towns of Balochistan on Sunday.

As per details, a man identified as Shaukat was shot dead in Hazara town in the outskirts of Quetta over a petty issue.

The accused managed to flee from the scene after committing the crime. Separately, Abdul Malik was on his way home and passing near cattle market within the limits of New Sariab police station when he was killed by armed assailants. However, motive behind the killing could not be ascertained. Police handed over both the bodies to heirs after completing legal formalities and registered separate cases of both the incidents.

In another incident, unidentified armed men riding a motorbike opened indiscriminate firing on a person in Panjgour district. He sustained critical injuries and died on the spot.

The victim was identified as Akram Zamrani. The assailants fled from the scene after committing the crime.

Local administration has registered a case into the murder and started investigations.