Pakistan: Terrorists gun down 4 Hazaras, severely injured 2, in Kuchlak Quetta

Last Updated: Sept 13, 2017 |

Quetta, Sept 10, 2017: Terrorists gunned down Four members of Hazara community, severely injuring two, in Kuchlak — outskirts of Quetta, Pakistan.

According to Dawn news, the Hazaras – eight people in a vehicle – were traveling from Chaman to Quetta. Unidentified terrorists opened fire on the vehicle when they stopped at a petrol station. Three died on the spot while 12 year old boy — Arsalan– succumbed later. Two are admitted to Quetta’s Combined Military Hospital (CMH) in critical condition. Two women in the vehicle escape unhurt.

Victims

  • Mohammad Mehdi
  • Yazdan Khan
  • Ghulam Hussain
  • Arsalan (12 yr old)

Injured

  • Mohammad Ismail
  • Abdul Wakil

Kuchlak is located in the outskirts of  Quetta city on the Quetta – Chaman (border town to Afghanistan) highway. Notably, it is Pashtun-dominated that is otherwise a relatively ‘safe route’ for Hazaras.  In recent years, it has been in the news for activity of Pakistan-created Taliban-leadership. Quetta is a short distance from Qandahar in Afghanistan — the ‘spiritual’ birthplace of Taliban terrorist movement. 

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