Another BNP leader killed in Balochistan

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Quetta, July 20 (ANI): Less that a week after the broad day light murder of Balochistan National Party (BNP) secretary general Habib Jalib Baloch, another senior party leader was shot dead in Kalat District on Tuesday.

According to reports, three unidentified assailants on a motorbike attacked Liaquat Mengal when he was on his way to Kalat city.

Mengal died on the spot, The Dawn reports.

Security officials have sealed the incident site and launched a combing operation to nab the attackers.

Last Wednesday (July 14), unknown attackers had shot dead Baloch outside his residence in Quetta resulting in massive protests in the city.

The BNP had called for a 40-day mourning and a three-day wheel jam strike in Balochistan in wake of Baloch's murder.

The situation in the restive province is expected to worsen with the latest killing. (ANI)

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