Baloch educationist shot dead in Quetta, angry students blocked streets


Occupied Balochistan: Unidentified gunmen today shot dead a school teacher in the Quetta, the capital city of Balochistan.

Nazir Ahmed Marri, a senior teacher at Killi ShaiKhan High School, was gunned down by men riding a motorcycle on Arbab Karam Khan Road in Quetta. The gunmen escaped after the attack.

Sources said the rescue teams rushed to the spot and shifted Marri’s body to Civil Hospital.

It is worth mentioning that teacher Nazir Marri was abducted by Pakistani security agencies several times in past years and he was subjected to brutal torture.

Following the incident, hundreds of students came out on the streets and staged protest against the killing of their teacher. The protestors blocked Siryab Road and broke the glasses of police mobile.

Meanwhile, the Government Teachers’ Association Balochistan has also announced three-day mourning.

TESTIMONY – NAZEER AHMAD BALOCH – NOVEMBER 2006

Ustad Nazeer Ahmad Baloch was a Subject Specialist Teacher (S.S.T) and Vice Principal at Killi Shaykhan High School Quetta. He was arrested by Pakistani security forces and intelligence agencies and subjected to brutal torture several times. Today (Tuesday, June 19, 2012), Pakistani death squad gunmen riding on motorcycle gunned him down on Arbab Karam Khan Road Quetta as part of their targeted genocide of Baloch intelligentsia. This is his testimony, recorded in November 2006.

Courtesy Baloch Warna

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