3 February 2023
  • 2:18 am PM Shehbaz invites Imran to APC on ‘national challenges’
  • 1:19 am PM reaffirms Pakistan’s unwavering support to Kashmiri brethren
  • 1:19 am Jaffar Mandokhail appointed PML-N’s Balochistan president
  • 1:04 am Dacoits loot motorcyclists near Kirthar’s Talanga Dam
  • 1:04 am Student’s hand fractured after being tortured at Karachi school
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AHMEDPUR SHARQIA: At least five people were shot dead as unknown gunmen opened fire at a passenger van in Ahmedpur Sharqia city in Punjab’s Bahawalpur district, ARY News reported.

As per rescue sources, the firing incident took place at KLP Road in Ahmedpur Sharqia, killing five people on the spot. The attackers managed to flee the crime scene safely. Meanwhile, Punjab IG has taken notice of the incident and directed the regional police officer (RPO) Bahawalpur to reach the crime scene immediately.

He has also sought a detailed report from the RPO and directed to constitution teams for the arrest of the killers.

Read more: Two women killed in Karachi firing: police

Earlier, two women have been killed in a firing incident in Nazimabad neighbourhood of Karachi for an unknown reason.

According to police, unidentified men opened fire at a home in Nazimabad block 4, killing two women. “The bodies are present incident home,” they said without elaborating on the reasons behind the incident.

Although the motive behind the killing was not yet known, however, women have been killed previously in the name of so-called honour in the city.

Abdul Gh Lone