At least six persons including two cops were killed and several others injured when unknown gunmen opened fire at them here in Quetta on Sunday.

According to police, unidentified armed assailants riding motorcycles opened indiscriminate firing at a shop on Sarki Road of the provincial metropolis.

As a result of firing four persons present in the shop were killed on the spot. Two policemen, patrolling on motor-bike in the area, were also caught in shoot out when they tried to tackle the attackers.

The police and rescue teams rushed to the scene and moved the dead bodies and injured to hospital.