Old enmity claims three lives

LAHORE:Three people were gunned down in Khanewal and Ahmad Pur Sharqia over old enmity, police said on Friday.

According to the details, two people were shot dead while one sustained injury in result of heavy firing on a car near Gharat bridge in Khanewal. Both the deceased and injured hailed from the same family.

The rescue officials shifted the dead bodies and injured to DHQ Khanewal. The police said that the firing incident was a result of an old enmity.

Similar incident took place in Ahmad Pur Sharqia tehsil of Bahawalpur where a man was shot dead in cross-firing between two rival groups. The tragic incident took place in the jurisdiction of Police Station Dera Nawab Sahab. The deceased was later identified as Khuda Bakhsh.

Meanwhile, IG Punjab Dr Usman Anwar took notice of the firing on a car in Khanewal and sought report from RPO Multan. IGP directed DPO Khanewal to constitute teams for the arrest of suspects.