“People are naming those institutions whose people are scarifying their lives. It should be told who have picked up those people. We are here to put out the fire,” he remarked.
Justice Khwaja remarked that Chief Minister Balochistan Aslam Raisani had been in Quetta for a mere seven days in the past six months. The court issued summons for Balochistan’s home minister to appear before it. The hearing was subsequently adjourned to June 1.
Meanwhile, two people were killed and at least 20 others injured on Saturday amid rocket attacks in different parts of the violence-hit provincial capital of Balochistan.
According to police, at least two rockets were fired from Quetta’s adjoining areas. The first rocket landed at a busy market killing a 17-year-old boy and wounding 17 others, police said. One of the injured died later in hospital. The second rocket hit a house in Basti Panchayat near Kasi Road. Three houses were destroyed as a result and at least 3 people sustained injuries as well.
Moreover, a student was killed while five people including Principal of Kharan Public School received bullet shots when armed men opened fire at them earlier on Saturday, police said.
Unidentified gunmen riding bikes targeted the vehicle of local private school Principal Muzafar Jamali in Kharan district. As a result, one student, Obaidullah, sitting inside the vehicle died on the spot, while five people including the principal sustained injuries and were shifted to a hospital. The assailants managed to escape.
Meanwhile, four men, including a member of the Shia Hazara community, were killed in different parts of Balochistan on Thursday.
Police sources said some terrorists riding a motorbike shot dead a labourer in Killi Chakar area of Quetta. The deceased was later identified as Amir Muhammad, a member of the Hazara community.
Police took the body to Bolan Medical College Hospital .
Police said the incident appeared to be of sectarian nature as the man belonged to the Hazara tribe. The body was handed over to family members after autopsy.
Another man was gunned down by terrorists in Mand Balo area of Turbat district when he was on way home. Levies sources identified the man as Muhammad Muslim.
In Dera Allahyar town of Jaffarabad district, gunmen shot dead Mehboob Ali. Police claimed that the cause of the murder was old enmity.
Armed men attacked a Levies Force checkpost in Awaran district of Balochistan on Friday night and took away official weapons. Official sources said the incident took place in Nundar area of Jhao tehsil. The assailants overpowered Levies personnel and looted official arms and ammunition.
They also set an official vehicle on fire before disappearing from the scene. Awaran Deputy Commissioner Ehsan Rind said a team of Levies personnel had been sent to the area for arresting the armed group.