LAHORE – Unidentified men barged into a house situated in Kahna area, shot dead a mother six, and fled away within no time, police said on Tuesday.

Police investigators said that Shbana Bibi, the first wife of one Muhammad Asghar, was sleeping along with her children at her house in Soay Suleman village when someone knocked the door late on Monday night.

As she opened the door, the men forced their entry into the house, opened straight fire on the woman and fled away. The mother of six died on the spot. Police said that husband of the deceased, who recently contracted second marriage, was not present at the house when the incident took place.

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Investigators said that possibility of the involvement of the man in the killing of his wife could not be ruled out. The police have registered a murder case against unidentified killers on the complaint of Muhammad Asghar and are investigating. The dead body was also removed to the morgue for an autopsy.