SP Ilyas, three family members gunned down in Quetta

November 15, 2017
Samaa Web Desk

QUETTA: At least four people, including a senior police officer, were killed in an ambush on his vehicle in Quetta on Wednesday, SAMAA reported.

The gun attack took place in Nawan Killi area of the city.

According to initial reports, SP Investigation Muhammad Ilyas was going with his family when unknown gunmen attacked his vehicle.

SP Ilyas, his son, daughter-in-law and a grandson died on the spot while a two-year-old girl was critically wounded. She was rushed to a nearby hospital.

Security forces reached the scene, cordoned off the area and launched a probe into the terrorist attack.

President condemns Quetta terrorist attack

President Mamnoon Hussain has strongly condemned the terrorist attack in Quetta on Wednesday, which caused the martyrdom of a number of people including a police officer.

The President conveyed his condolences to the families of the victims and said that attacking police personnel and other people was a cowardly act which could not be tolerated.

He said the terrorists would be taken to task to ensure the protection of life and property of masses and restore peace in the country. – SAMAA