Cop, suspected murderer killed in court firing incident

LAHORE: A suspected murderer and a policeman were killed during a firing incident in the premises of a Sessions Court in Lahore on Wednesday.

According to details, unknown armed men opened fire at their opponents, who were brought to court by police for attending a hearing before additional sessions Judge Imran Shafi in Lahore.

As result, suspected murderer, Amjad Malik, suffered severe bullet injuries and died on the spot, while a police cop, Asif Jamal, sustained bullet injuries.

A heavy contingent reached the court and closed its all gates in order to trace the attackers, but he fled scene after swift action.

The injured cop was rushed to a nearby hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries.