According to reports, unknown armed men got off the two-wheeler and entered a shop of a dry cleaner. They fled the scene after killing seven people sitting in the shop, witnesses said.
The bodies were taken to a government-run hospital for medico-legal formalities.
Heavy contingent of police rushed to the spot and cordoned off the area. The reports said all the deceased belonged to different parts of eastern Balochistan.
Superintendent Police (SP) Skindar Baig confirmed incident and said five people were killed and two severely injured. He said the injured were shifted to Civil Hospital for treatment.
However, hospital sources confirmed that eight bodies were brought to the medical facility.