QUETTA, (Dawn): At least five people were killed and five others injured in a firing incident on the outskirts of Quetta in the Kali Kamalo area on Wednesday, DawnNews reported.

Unidentified gunmen opened fire on a van, killing five people in Kali Kamalo, sources said.

According to police, the van was coming from Sabzi Mandi in Hazar Gunji when two men on a motorcycle shot at it.

Four people in the van died on the spot, while four others were wounded; two passerby’s were also injured.

The injured were shifted to the Ghulam Medical Hospital. One wounded person scummed to his injuries in the hospital.

The police has cordoned off the area and launched a search operation.