Staff Reporter:

QUETTA: A policeman was shot and killed in Quetta’s Satellite Town area on Saturday, marking the second attack on police officers in just two days.

Details of the Attack:

  • Unidentified assailants opened fire on the policeman, leaving him critically injured.
  • He was rushed to a nearby hospital but succumbed to his wounds.
  • The attackers managed to flee the scene unharmed.

Investigation and Motive Unclear:

  • Authorities have launched an investigation into the incident, but the motive behind the attack remains unclear.
  • No group has claimed responsibility for the shooting.

Increased Security Concerns:

  • This attack comes just a day after another policeman was killed in a separate incident in Quetta.
  • The spike in violence against police raises concerns about security in the city and surrounding areas.

Call for Justice and Protection:

  • Local officials have condemned the attack and expressed condolences to the victim’s family.
  • They have called for swift action to identify and apprehend the attackers.

Impact on Community:

  • These attacks have sparked fear and anxiety among residents of Quetta.
  • Many are calling for increased security measures to protect police officers and ensure the safety of the community.

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Quetta Voice is an English Daily covering all unfolding political, economic and social issues relating to Balochistan, Pakistan's largest province in terms of area. QV's main focus is on stories related to education, promotion of quality education and publishing reports about out of school children in the province. QV has also a vigilant eye on health, climate change and other key sectors.