QUETTA - Four women and a man were killed and two others were wounded in an armed attack on a house in Sibi on Thursday, police said.

Police said that unknown armed men barged into an alleged brothel situated on Noopur Road in Sibi and opened indiscriminate firing.

Five people, including four women were killed and two others sustained serious wounds.

The assailants fled from the scene after committing the crime. The victims were shifted to the Sibi Civil Hospital.

Deceased has been identified as Rabia, Kiran, Nadia and Nazia while injured were identified as Saima and Nasima.

Injured Saima told newsmen that she along with her housemates was having breakfast when two armed men forcefully entered the house and started indiscriminate firing.

 “We escaped to another room to save our lives but they followed us and shot everyone in the house,” she said, adding that the women living in the house had no enmity with anyone.

DPO said that investigation into the incident was underway and the perpetrators would not be spared at any cost.

“No arrest has been made so far in this connection, however police would hunt down the attackers who committed this heinous crime,” he said, adding that the deceased women belonged to Punjab and were allegedly involved in immoral activities.

It may be recalled here that few months back unidentified people had also attacked the same house with a hand grenade which also caused several casualties. But the police failed to track the attackers at that time.