Four policemen, including SP martyred in Quetta firing

July 13, 2017

QUETTA: Superintendent Police (SP) Quaid Abad Police Station Syed Mubarak Shah along with his three gunmen was martyred in a firing incident near Killi Deba area of Quetta on Thursday.

Police sources said that the SP Mubarak Shah was on his way to office when some unknown motorbike riders opened indiscriminate firing on his vehicle. The three police constables died on the spot after being shot, while SP Mubarak Shah and his driver were critically injured.

Shah was shifted to Civil Hospital Quetta where doctors made efforts to save his life; however, he succumbed to fatal bullet injuries. The wounded driver is under treatment in the hospital. Law enforcement agencies cordoned off the area soon after the incident.

President Mamnoon Hussain and Prime Minister have strongly condemned the tragic incident. They expressed deep grief and sorrow over the loss of precious lives in this despicable attack.

They prayed for the eternal peace of the departed souls and offered heartfelt condolences to the bereaved families. They also prayed for the swift recovery of the injured and directed the authorities concerned to provide all possible medical treatment to them.

Chief Minister Balochistan Nawab Sanaullah Khan Zehri also condemned the firing incident. He said, “Nefarious designs of terrorists creating panic and unrest would be thwarted at all costs.”

He directed the law enforcement agencies to take strict action against the terrorist involved in firing incidents. NNI