Three people including a woman killed in two separate firing incidents in Naseerabad and Barkhan districts of Balochistan.

According to Levies sources, on Monday night, armed men opened fire and killed a woman (unidentified) and a man named Ali Baksh son of Tota Marri in the name of honor in Barkhan district.

Another case of honor killing was reported in Naseerabad where armed men shot and killed a man named Asghar Ali. The police arrived at the scene and transported the dead body of the man to the hospital. A search for the suspects is ongoing.

It is pertinent to mention that honor killings are becoming increasingly an alarming issue in Balochistan. Seventeen cases of honor killing have been reported in this year so far, which include eight men and nine women.

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