At least six people were gunned down in firing incidents in different localities of Quetta.
Earlier, some armed men entered into a shop and gunned down shopkeeper Muhammad Sadam near Farooq Mills at Arbab Karam Khan Road.
Police said that the accused entered the shop with an intention of robbery and killed the shopkeeper over resistance. The accused looted money and fled from the scene.
In another incident, some unknown people opened fire and killed Jalaluddin and Mohibullah who were sitting in front of their house near Poad Gali Chowk at Sabzal Road.
The third incident occurred at Jail Road where some unidentified people opened fire on two policemen including Muhammad Sadiq and Muhammad Asif who were deputed outside a mosque. Sadiq died on the spot while Muhammad Asif succumbed to his injuries at hospital.
Police and security forces cordoned off the area after the incident and launched search operation to arrest the accused while the dead bodies were shifted to Bolan Medical Complex.