SHEIKHUPURA- A man was shot dead on resistance while his wife remained unhurt here on Lahore Road near Khanpur Canal Bridge on Sunday.

According to details, deceased Iqbal and his wife Kalsoom, resident of Rehmanpura locality of the city way on the way back home from Lahore on a motorcycle. As they reached near Khanpur Canal, two armed highway robbers riding a motorcycle intercepted the couple. However, the outlaws shot the man dead when he attempted to overpower them. However, his wife remained unhurt while the fleeing robbers took away the deceased’s bike with them. The Factory Area Police on the report of Kalsoom have started investigation.

Meanwhile, a shopkeeper running tyre puncturing shop died after the air compressor in his shop exploded in village Murad Kalan on Sunday.

Deceased Maalik was working at his shop when suddenly the air compressor exploded with bang. As a result he died on the spot while a customer suffered injuries. The Bhiki Police have started investigation into the incident.