Rawalpindi - A man was shot dead while another got injured in a firing incident at Bahar Colony near Sultania Mosque on Chakri Road on Saturday.

Rescue 1122 shifted the victims to District Headquarters (DHQ) Hospital where they were identified as Nazir (dead) and Zafar (injured). Police said the reason behind the murder was told to be an old enmity. According to police, a man namely Sher Afzal attacked two men Nazir and Zafar as they left their house located in Bahar Colony near Sultania Mosque, and fled. As a result, Nazir died on the spot while Zafar sustained critical bullet injuries and were shifted to DHQ by Rescue 1122.

SP Saddar Circle Sardar Dr Muhammad Ghias, when contacted, confirmed the incident and said the victims were relatives of each other and was attacked by their rivals on property dispute. He said that doctors conducted post mortem of the dead and police would record statement of injured to lodge FIR against the accused.