QUETTA: Three people including two paramilitary soldiers were killed in separate incidents of violence in the restive province.
Two paramilitary soldiers were killed when militants attacked a check-post in Awaran district of Balochistan, sources said on Saturday.
The sources said that unknown armed opened firing at a check-post and managed to escape.
The bodies were shifted to a nearby hospital for medico-legal formalities. IN a separate incident, a passenger from Karachi was targeted by unidentified gunmen on Sariab road.
According to police, the victim was traveling in a rickshaw when unidentified gunmen attacked him on Sariab road on Saturday morning.
The passenger and rickshaw driver Haji Muhammad Zahir were severely injured and both were shifted to a nearby hospital, police said.
Later, the unidentified passenger succumbed to his injuries. Police have started investigation of the incident.
Balochistan has been witnessing a low-level insurgency by nationalists, demanding more provincial autonomy while some others fighting for freedom.
The militants kill Punjabi and Pashtoons settlers in Baloch populated areas of the South Western province.