Pakistan provincial official killed by assailants

Gunmen opened fire on the vehicle of the official spokesman for a provincial government in Pakistan's southwest on Friday, killing him, police said. Raziq Bugti, spokesman and special adviser to the chief minister of Baluchistan province, died at the scene after unknown assailants fired a barrage of shots into his vehicle as it passed by a school in Quetta, said Javid Ahmed, a local police officer.