Seven killed in drive-by shooting in Gujrat
07 September, 2013
GUJRAT: Unidentified gunmen shot and killed seven people in Gujrat district on Friday in a drive-by shooting.
The deadly attack took place in Jasoki area of Gujrat. Gunmen on motorcycles opened indiscriminate fire on a group of people, killing seven. Another two people were injured in the attack. The dead and injured were shifted to the Aziz Bhatti Shaheed Hospital.
Some of the deceased were identified as Phal Shah, his brother Ijaz Shah, Ghulam Abbas Shah, Atzaz Shah, Ali Abbas and Ghasanfar Hussain.
The assailants fled the scene after the firing. The motive behind the killing could not be ascertained. Police surrounded the area and launched a hunt for the killers.