SARGODHA/FAISALABAD-Armed motorcyclists on Wednesday gunned down two car riders in the precincts of Shahpur Sadar police Sargodha while three persons were killed during firing between rival groups in Faisalabad.
One Rana Ishfaq hailed from Peer Mehal district Toba Tek Singh along with Sarwar Bhatti were on their way to Gujranwala by car (1076). When they reached near village Allah Yar, two motorcyclists intercepted their car and sprinkled a volley of bullets on them. Resultantly, both the persons in the car died instantly while assailants fled away from the crime scene.
Police rushed there and moved the dead bodies to the hospital for medical legal process. The incident of double murder spread panic in the area which said to be result of old enmity.
On the other side, three people including a neighbour were shot dead here on Wednesday when two rival groups clashed at D Type Colony, Faisalabad over old enmity.
Dr Haroon, 50, and Ghulam Abbass, 45, were on their way when their rival group at D Type Colony opened indiscriminate fire. Resultantly, Dr Haroon was killed on the spot while his companion Ghulam Abbass was critically injured and shifted to hospital. However, Shan Yaqoob 25, one of the accomplices of accused party, was also killed allegedly by the firing of his own group.
Moreover, outlaw Mustafa of 531-GB Tarkhani over property dispute opened fire on his father Javaid. One of his neighbour Sajid sustained bullet injuries and died at hospital. In another incident, armed bandits looted away Rs.0.2 million from a citizen Yousaf and on putting up resistance shot at and critically injured him when he was busy in purchasing sacrificial animals at Samundari Road in the limits of Batala police by district administration.
Two steel mills laboreurs died while a dozen others were injured as the roof of the basement of a factory caved in Sheikhupura on Wednesday. The workers were working in the basement of a steel mills located on Qila Star Shahkot Pindi Das Road. Suddenly, its roof caved-in. As a result, Asif, 28, and Tahir Ramzan, 25, died instantly while Gull Sheer, Zafar and others sustained injuries.