According to details, Havaldar Juma Khan and another policeman was patrolling on Jinnah Road that three unidentified armed men opened fire on them. Policemen got critically injured and the miscreants fled the scene but Juma Khan, who was badly injured, stood and chased the miscreants. He got one of them on Jinnah Road, who had entered a Travel Agency to hide. Juma Khan arrested him and at the same time the other two miscreants came and gunned down Juma Khan from backside. After autopsy his dead body was transferred to heirs.
Later the banned separatist, Baloch Liberation Army claimed responsibility for the incident.
It may be mentioned that there have been target killing in Balochistan. Almost all the lives have been claimed by BLA. It mostly target the Government officials of Pujabi ethnicity saying that Punjabis have been looting Balochistan. A week ago, Vice Chancellor University of Balochistan, Professor Safdar Kiyani was also shot dead. Many Police and Frontier Corps personnel have been gunned down in this regard. Juma Khan is the first Hazara being victim of BLA’s attempt.
In another incident a 70 years old man, Muharram Ali was found dead in Kirani in a garden. The reasons behind his assassination could not be found.