LAHORE - A 50-year-old man yesterday was shot and killed by two motorcyclists in the Millat Park police precincts.

Investigators identified the victim as Muhammad Azam, a resident of Pakki Thatti. The body was moved to the morgue for an autopsy.

According to police, Azam was on his way home when two unidentified motorcyclists stopped him. They took out pistols and opened straight fire on the man after a brief altercation. The man sustained multiple bullet wounds and was rushed to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced as brought dead.

Initial investigation revealed that Azam had developed enmity with a local group. A couple of years ago, the men of Azam group had killed one of their opponents in a similar gun attack. The police yesterday registered a murder case and are investigating the killing with no arrest made yet.