2 Female Polio Workers Killed In Firing In Quetta
Two female polio workers killed in firing in Quetta.
Gunmen opened fire on the polio workers in Shalkot area.
Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has condemned the incident and termed it an attack on the future generation.
He sought report from chief secretary and IG Police Baolochsitan.
Chief Minister Balochistan Abdul Qudoon Bizenjo has also condemned the attack on polio workers.
He directed the authorities to ensure security of the polio teams.
Earlier, two personnel of Balochistan Constabulary were martyred and another injured in gun attack in Quetta this morning.
SSP operations informed that the officials, part of the rapid response force, were deployed at a flyover on Quetta's double road for security duty.
While they were changing their uniforms, the attackers, riding a motorcycle, opened fire on them, injuring all three, and sped away.
The injured were taken to civil hospital where two officials succumbed to heir injuries.
Following the incident, security forces reached the crime scene and sealed it to collect evidence.
Governor Balochistan Muhammad Khan Achakzai.