Gwadar’s chief medical officer shot dead by assailants

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QUETTA: Chief medical officer of Gwadar Dr Naseem Baloch was shot dead by unknown assailants in Pasni, Balochistan, on Friday night.

According to an official in Pasni, Dr Naseem, CMO of the the district headquarters hospital in Gwadar was at his clinic in Pasni bazaar when two armed men barged into the clinic and opened fire on him, killing him instantly.

The attackers managed to escape on a motor bike after the committing the crime. The body was shifted to the Civil Hospital Pasni for autopsy.

According to doctors, the victim had received five bullet wounds causing death.

The Pakistan Medical Association, Gwadar chapter announced that all government and private hospitals will remain closed on Saturday to protest against the killing. They demanded the government and law enforcing agencies to bring culprits to book.