Balochistan Minister for Education Shafiq Ahmed was killed as unknown armed men opened fire on him outside his house here in the provincial capital.

the minister was alighting from his vehicle to enter his house when unknown identified gunmen, riding on a motorcycle, opened fire, leaving him dead on the sport.

He was rushed to a local hospital where he succumbed to his wounds. The minister was killed in an apparent target killing, police officials said.

Balochistan Liberation United Front has reportedly claimed responsibility of the assassination.

The minister was associated with Pakistan Peoples Party.

By: Ary News