Armed men stormed inside a house and killed a woman in the Sariab Road area of Quetta on Saturday. Police sources said armed men opened fire on a house in the Saddam Phatak area of Sariab Road Quetta. As a result of the firing, an 18-year-old woman was killed on the spot. The accused escaped unhurt from the spot. Police reached the spot as an investigation into the incident went underway. Police shifted the dead body to civil hospital Quetta for postmortem.  No arrest was made in connection with the murder of the woman. The reason behind the killing could not be immediately ascertained.  Dead body found: Police also found a dead body in the Sariab Mill area of Quetta. Police sources said the victim was tortured to death in the Sariab Mill area of the city. Police informed the man was identified as Abdul Ghani S/O Abdul Rasool. The dead body was also shifted to civil hospital Quetta. 
File Photo: An outer view of the gate of civil hospital Quetta: Photo Quetta Voice

Health Desk:

The Medical Superintendent (MS) Civil Hospital Quetta has issued show-cause notices to 87 chronic absentee employees. The employees have been missing from their duties for years and failed to perform their duties.

“We have decided to take action against employees missing for years”, Dr. Amin Khan Mandokhail, the MS Civil Hospital told Quetta Voice. He said if the employees failed to ensure their presence, an action against BEDA act would be taken against them.

Most of the employees have been working at the residences of influential people for years without the approval of the concerned authority, an official of the Civil Hospital revealed. He requested anonymity.

Most of the employees belong to a lower grade. Since assuming the charge, the newly appointed MS, Dr. Amin Mandokhail has taken a number of initiatives to improve health services in the province’s ancient hospital.

“So many speed breakers, but I am still determined to do something for the people”, Mr. Mandokhail told Quetta Voice. He said a number of initiatives were taken to improve the state of health facilities in the hospital.

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