Two people killed in firing incidents in Punjab

LAHORE:Two people, including a young girl, lost their lives in firing incidents in two cities of Punjab, police said.

A man shot dead his niece over a dispute on marriage proposal. The slain girl has been identified as 15-year-old Sajida. The incident was reported in the jurisdiction of Chorasta Mian Khan Police Station in Depalpur.

The police reached the spot and shifted the victim’s body to the Tehsil Headquarter Hospital for post-mortem examination.

Another incident of firing took place in Bachian wali, a suburb of Minchinabad, where a 70-year-old man Amin was killed over an old enmity.

The suspects managed to escape from the spot. The police moved the body to the THQ Hospital for autopsy.