QUETTA – Unidentified assailants opened fire at a vehicle coming from Chaman in Quetta’s Kuchlak area on Sunday evening leaving five dead.

The members were targeted on their way from the Chaman border crossing at the Pak-Afghan border, Zahoor Khan, a police official said.

Two women travelling in the car were injured and transferred to the Quetta’s Civil Hospital for treatment, Khan said.

“The incident seems to be an act of targeted killing,” Khan added.

After the incident, the suspects sped away on their motorcycles, Khan said.

Moments later, police officials and law enforcement agencies’ personnel arrived at the site of the incident as investigations into the shooting went underway.

Chief Minister Balochistan Nawab Sanaullah Zehri strongly condemned the incident and directed the police to apprehend the culprits involved.