LAHORE – A 45-year-old man was shot dead by his neighbour soon after they exchanged harsh words over a minor dispute here in Gowalmandi area, police said on Monday.

During altercation, Sharif alias Kinno got infuriated and opened straight fire at his next-door neighbour Munir Ahmed in Gurdwara Street. Father of four Munir was rushed to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Meanwhile,  An official sustained burn injuries while goods and valuables worth tens of thousands of rupees were gutted when a huge fire broke out in the record room of a leading commercial bank situated near GPO crossing here on Monday evening.