Armed men gunned down three persons including two women and injured another woman over love marriage issue here in Sialkot late Sunday night.

According to police, Ayesha of Pidal area of Sialkot entered into love marriage with Sameer against the desires of her family some two years ago. Serious differences emerged between the two families over the decision of the couple. On late Sunday night brothers and maternal uncle of Ayesha barged into her house and opened indiscriminate firing at residents sleeping in the house. Three people including Ayesha, as well as Sameer’s brother and sister were killed on the spot while mother in-law of Ayesha was critically wounded in the firing incident. The attackers fled the scene after committing triple murder. The police have registered a case against the murderers and started search for them.