QUETTA – Three people were shot dead in two separate firing incidents in Khuzdar and Turbat on Tuesday.

According to police, unidentified armed motorcyclists opened fire in civil colony. As a result, two persons succumbed to the multiple bullet wounds they received.

Police rushed to the site soon after the incident took place and cordoned off the area. The deceased were rushed to the district headquarters hospital for autopsy. The deceased were identified as Muhammad Qasim and Eid Muhammad.

“The incident seems to be a case of target killing,” the police said.

In anther incident, a trader was gunned down in Turbat. The police said that a well known trader Khalid Musa was sitting at his shop when unidentified armed men riding a bike sprayed a volley of bullets on him, killing him on the spot.