Two shopkeepers belonging to the Hazara community were killed in a drive-by shooting in Quetta on Saturday, police said.
According to police, unidentified assailants opened fire at an electronics shop in Quetta's Jamaluddin Afghani Road area, killing two Hazara men on the spot.
The assailants managed to escape unhurt from the scene after the attack, while the bodies of the deceased identified as Jaffar and Muhammad Ali were shifted to the Civil Hospital in Quetta.
A police officer who requested anonymity said the attack appeared to be an incident of targeted killing.
Police and personnel of other law enforcement agencies reached the site as an investigation into the incident went underway. No group has so far claimed responsibility for the attack.