Unidentified assailants opened fire four Hazara Shia ethnic women killed

Unidentified assailants opened fire four Hazara Shia ethnic women killed. Police teams dispatched to the area to control the situation.

At least four women belonging to the ethnic Hazara Shia community killed and one injured.

When unidentified assailants opened fire on a bus on Kirani road near Pud Gali Chowk area of the provincial capital Quetta Pakistan.

Unidentified assailants opened fire four Hazara Shia ethnic women killed.

Unidentified assailants opened fire four Hazara Shia ethnic women killed.

A senior police official informed that the deceased women belonged to the ethnic Hazara Shia minority community.

And allegedly targeted due to their sect.

“It a public transport bus and eight women on board, out of which five were hit during the attack,” said DIG Operations of Quetta police.

Police officials said the bus travelling to Hazara Town when it was attacked by unidentified assailants.

Frontier Corps and police teams dispatched to the area to control the situation.

The injured take to Bolan Medical Hospital in Quetta for treatment and security in and around the hospital tightened.

Chief Minister Balochistan Sanaullah Zehri condemned the incident.

Balochistan experiencing incident violence and targeted killings since more than a decade.

More than 1,400 incidents targeting the minority Shia and Hazara community take place in the province during the past 15 years.

While sectarian terrorism in Balochistan  disproportionately targeted the Hazara community.

Easily identifiable because of their distinctive physical appearance, other Shias — especially pilgrims travelling to and from Iran —  not spared either.

Four women killed as gunmen open fire on bus

Chief Minister Balochistan Sanaullah Zehri condemned the incident.

Balochistan  experiencing incident violence and targeted killings since more than a decade.

Unidentified assailants opened fire four Hazara Shia ethnic women killed.

More than 1,400 incidents targeting the minority Shia and Hazara community take place in the province during the past 15 years.

While sectarian terrorism in Balochistan has disproportionately targeted the Hazara community.

Easily identifiable because of their distinctive physical appearance, other Shias — especially pilgrims travelling to Iran.