Three security personnel shot dead in Mastung

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Unidentified armed assailants shot dead three security officials in two separate incidents of violence in Balochistan’s Mastung district on Saturday.

Two Levies personnel were killed when attackers opened fire at them in Al Falah Road area of Mastung city. Levies Risaldar identified as Murtaza Lehri died on the spot while his colleague succumbed to injuries on his way to hospital.

In another incident, armed men opened fire and killed Head Constable Ashfaq Qazi in Killi Sheikhan area of Mastung.

The assailants escaped unhurt from the spot in both the incidents, while the dead bodies were shifted to Civil Hospital Mastung for postmortem.

Police described the killings in Mastung as acts of targeted killings.