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Unidentified gunmen kill local journalist in Quetta

QUETTA: Unknown attackers shot dead a local journalist in the south-western Balochistan province, close to Afghan and Iranian border, police said. Muhammad Jan, 37, who worked for a local Urdu language daily newspaper, was shot late on Thursday while on his way home on a motorcycle in Qalat district, some 160 kilometres south of Quetta, the provincial capital. "Two attackers on motorcycle opened fire on him, using a pistol and killing him on the spot," senior police officer Muhammad Ali. The attackers fled the…

Shah Noorani shrine temporarily closed for visitors, section-144 imposed

HUB: The shrine of Shah Noorani which was hit by a huge bomb attack on Saturday has been closed for visitors as confirmed by the provincial government until safety measures were in place in order to prevent such dangerous incidents from happening in the future. Official sources said on Monday that a section-144 was also imposed, which forbids the gathering of more than four people at any public place. The attack killed at least 42 and wounded more than 50 and was the fourth deadliest in Pakistan this year. Stricken…