QUETTA (Dunya News) – At least two persons sustained bullet injuries after security officials allegedly sprayed bullets during an operation to close shops over non-implementation of SOPs in Balochistan capital Quetta.
According to police, an attempt was made by the district administration to close the local shopping center on Masjid Road after 6 pm, following which a quarrel broke out between the employees and the Assistant Commissioner City.
Following the heated exchange of words, the assistant commissioner s guard opened fire to disperse the crowd, resultantly two employees of the shopping center sustained injuries.
The wounded men were rushed to civil hospital medical assistance.
On the other hand, two guards of the Assistant Commissioner were also injured in the attack by the employees of the shopping center and they were shifted to CMH. All the injured are said to be out of danger.
Balochistan Chief Minister Jam Kamal Khan took notice of the incident and ordered in investigation into the incident. He directed the Commissioner Quetta to probe all aspects of the incident and take stern action against those responsible in accordance with the law.
The chief minister said that protection of life and property of the people is the first responsibility of the government and no one will be allowed to take the law into their own hands, lawlessness will not be tolerated under any circumstances.