Four killed in attack on Christians in Pakistan’s Quetta

Four killed in attack on Christians in Pakistan’s Quetta

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan – At least four people have been killed in an attack targeting Christians in the southwestern Pakistani city of Quetta, officials say, the latest violence to target members of the minority in the South Asian country.

The four men, all members of the same Christian family, were shot to death outside a relative’s home in the Shah Zaman neighbourhood of the city on Monday evening.

“One young girl has been wounded, and four people have been killed, they were all Christians,” Ali Mardan, a senior police official, told Al Jazeera by telephone.

“They were shot dead.”

The family had travelled to Quetta to celebrate Easter with relatives, a family member told Al Jazeera.

“They were guests of ours, they came from Punjab [province] to celebrate!–>

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