Quetta : Gunmen on motorcycles shot dead four policemen in Quetta on Thursday.
The shootings took place in the Pashtunabad neighbourhood of Quetta as the police were conducting a patrol in their vehicle.
“Four policemen were martyred when their vehicle came under attack from both sides while passing through Pashtunabad area,” local police official Zahid Shah told AFP.
He said they were rushed to a government hospital where doctors pronounced them dead.
No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack
Police said the assailants managed to escape from the scene as law enforcement agencies cordoned off the entire area in search of the attackers.
It was second such attack on police in a week. On May 5, four cops were gunned down in the same area .