Unknown armed men gunned down eight persons and injured two others at Sariab Road here in Quetta on Saturday.
As a result of firing five persons were killed on the spot while five others sustained injuries.
The injured were shifted to Civil Hospital Quetta for treatment where three injured people succumbed to their wounds raising death toll to eight. Police feared that the shooting incident could be outcome of personal enmity. Meanwhile the citizens of Quetta have expressed grave concerns over uncontrolled target killing and performance of security forces to tackle the situation. The police registered a case against unknown murderers and started search for them.