LAHORE - Two men were killed in separate drive-by shootings in the Punjab capital, police said on Tuesday.
Two unidentified motorcyclists fired shots at Abdul Wahab outside his house in Dholanwal, killing him on the spot. The 23-year-old was coming back from a market when he was attacked in Nawan Kot Police limits.
Police cited the deceased’s father Muhammad Ashraf as saying that the newly-wed man was running a shop in Yatim Khana Market and he had no enmity. Lawmen have launched an investigation after registering a case.
In Shalimar Police precincts, Ghulam Raza Jaffari was shot dead on GT Road. Eyewitnesses told police that armed motorcyclists unleashed the gun attack as the Quetta resident got off a rickshaw.
Police are investigating keeping in view various aspects of the incident including the possibility of targeted killing. A police official said that the possible involvement of any banned sectarian outfit in the shootout could not be ruled out.