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PPP leader among five killed in firing in Balochistan’s Mastung

The incident took place at Wali Khan Bypass in Mastung

QUETTA: Five people including a tribal chief of Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP) Sardarzada Mir Muhammad Khan Ababki were gunned down in an attack by unidentified assailants in Balochistan’s Mastung on Sunday.

According to details, the incident took place at Wali Khan Bypass in Mastung when some unidentified armed assailants opened fire at a vehicle, killing five people on the spot and leaving four others wounded.

Rescue officials have shifted the deceased and injured people to hospital. Meanwhile, Chief Minister Balochistan Mir Abdul Quddus Bizenjo has condemned the firing incident and directed the concerned authorities to take all possible steps for immediate arrest of the suspects.

On the other hand, Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has strongly condemned the killing of Mir Muhammad Khan Ababki and his associates and demanded that those involved in the murder be brought to book.

He said that the insecurity of political activists in Balochistan was a matter of grave concern and should be investigated. Bilawal while expressing solidarity with all the family members including Deputy Information Secretary of PPP Balochistan Sardar Sanaullah Ababki said that the leadership and the people are with him in this hour of sorrow.

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