Posted by: Editor | March 29, 2012

10 Hazaras Killed in Quetta

6 Hazaras were killed in an attack on a van on Spini Road. (Express Tribune Photo)

Quetta: Six Hazaras, including a woman, were killed and six others injured in an attack on a van at Spini Road, Quetta on Thursday. The van was carrying passengers from Hazara Town to Marriabad, when attacked by gunmen on Spini Road, 30 yards away from a Police check post. In a similar attack at the same spot last year in July, 11 Hazara were killed.

Injured were shifted to Bolan Medical Complex and Civil Hospital, where an emergency was declared. Protests sparked across the city. There was a clash between Police and Frontier Corps and protesters on Berwery Road. Two young Hazara were killed and 3 injured by Police shelling on protesters in Faisal Town who were chanting against the Balochistan Provincial Government.

Following are names of those killed identified so far:


  1. Bakht Jamal (woman)
  2. Alam Khan
  3. Zafar
  4. Ghulam Sakhi
  5. Hafizullah
  6. Nazir Hussain
  7. Mubarak Shah


  1. Altaf Hussain
  2. Syed Ashiq
  3. Zakir Hussain
  4. Khadim Hussain
  5. Raziq Hussain

 Two Killed on Monday

Two Hazaras were killed on Monday on Kirani Road, when unidentified gunmen opened fire on a workers in a wielding shop. Those killed were: Ejaz Hussain and Ali Asghar.

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