Hindu doctor, govt official shot dead in Pak

A well-known Hindu doctor and a senior government official were gunned down in two separate attacks in the restive Balochistan province of southwest Pakistan Thursday, police said.

Doctor Lakshmi Chand was on his way home when two armed men riding a motorcycle fired at him at Hindu Mohalla in Mastung town.

He died instantly, police said. The attackers fled from the spot after the shooting.

In the second incident, unidentified gunmen killed Yasir Arafat, official of Civil Aviation Authority, in Panjgur.

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