A woman was shot dead by her rivals here on GT Road outside Ferozewala Tehsil Courts on Saturday.

According to reports, deceased identified as Rehana Parveen, a resident of Village Moran Wala in the limits of Sharqpur Police was on her way to Ferozewala Courts for a court hearing. Meanwhile two unidentified motorcyclists opened fire from point blank, killing her on the spot.

The incident spread panic among the passers-by and shopkeepers who took shelter in their shops to save their lives. The area police are looking into the matter.