LAHORE – Unidentified men shot dead a father of three children in the Shafiqabad Area and escaped, police said on Monday.

The deceased, later identified as Muhammad Rab Nawaz, a resident of Bagh Munshi Ladha, was on his way home from the workplace when unidentified men shot him dead in the Shafiqabad police limits and escaped. The police later reached the spot and removed the dead body to the morgue for autopsy. A murder case was also registered against unidentified killer(s).

 Further investigations were underway.

Found dead: An unidentified man was recovered dead from the Lorry Adda police area on Monday. A police official said that the man was lying dead alongside a road as they reached the spot. The body was removed to the morgue for autopsy. Further investigations were underway.

BLAST: A passerby was injured when a gas cylinder exploded with a bang in a shop in the Tibbi City police area. Police said that the man, identified as Muhammad Amjad, was on his way to a market when the cylinder exploded.

The shop was closed when the cylinder exploded. The blast was so powerful that it destroyed the door of the shop, which hit the passerby. The injured was rushed to a hospital, where his condition was stated to be critical.

EXPIRED: A minor boy was burnt to death shortly after he fell into a pot containing boiling water in the Shera Kot police area.

Police said that one Abdul Wahid was dyeing cloths at his house in routine when his seven-year-old son, Faizan, fell into it boiling water, all of a sudden. The boy was rushed to a nearby hospital, where doctors pronounced him as brought dead.