QUETTA: A senior police officer and three members of his family were gunned down and a passerby injured in a gun attack in Quetta’s Nawan Killi area Wednesday evening.

Media reports, quoting Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Abdul Razzaq Cheema, said that armed men sprayed bullets on the vehicle of acting Superintendent of Police (SP) Muhammad Ilyas. The officer, his wife, son and granddaughter were killed in the attack.

One passerby was also injured in the attack. Rescue officials said the injured has been shifted to the trauma centre of the Civil Hospital in Quetta. He said the assailants fled after the attack.