Two women were killed while a girl sustained wounds when unknown gunmen opened fire at them in the wee hours of Wednesday.

According to police, unidentified gunmen barged into a house located in Hajveri Town of Faisalabad and opened indiscriminate fire at the residents asleep in the house. As a result, Shamim Akhtar and her daughter Sumaira was killed on the spot while Noureen sustained serious wounds. The assailants managed to escape riding their motorcycle after committing dual murder.

The bodies and injured girl were shifted to hospital for medico-legal formalities. The police said that reasons of the murder were not known yet while a case has been registered.