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|" ISLAMABAD JC Tretter Jersey , Sept. 11 (Xinhua) -- At least three people were killed and two others injured when some unknown gunmen targeted a vehicle in Pakistan's southwestern Quetta on Sunday, officials said.
The victims, belonging to the Hazara community of minority Shia Muslims, were going somewhere when some unidentified motorcycle-borne assailants sprayed bullets at their vehicle, local Superintendent Police Zahoor Khan said.
The insurgents fled the scene after carrying out the attack.
The incident happened at the Pakistan-Afghanistan border area of Kuchlak town, some 27 km north of central Quetta city Kevin Zeitler Jersey , the capital city of the country's southwestern Balochistan Province.
Khan said that three men in the vehicle died right at the spot and the two injured women had been shifted to a nearby hospital.
He said that it seemed to be an incident of target killing. However, further investigations are being made to determine the exact motive of the firing.
The police have kicked off a search operation in the area, following the attack. No group or individual has claimed responsibility for the attack.
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NAIROBI, Dec. 12 (Xinhua) -- Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta promised to focus on national unity, regional integration and enhanced security as the East African nation marked 50th birthday in elaborate festivities in various parts on Thursday in Nairobi.
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Kenyatta announced that Kenya will contribute to a brigade to be part of the Rapid Response mechanism as part of the Africa Peace and Security Architecture agreed during the last Assembly of AU Heads of State and Government.
He announced five new initiatives to deepen African unity including a visa to be provided to holders of passports from any African nation into the country for up to six months on the basis of reciprocity with the exception of cases when regional security may be under threat.
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