Gujrat: 2 fall victim to bus firing
GUJRAT: Two employees of a cell phone company were killed and seven others were injured when nine persons shot at a passenger bus when its driver did not give way to the vehicle assailants were travelling on near Dheerkay village on GT Road on Saturday night.
The Sadar police said that Khurram Shehzad and his eight accomplices opened indiscriminate fire at the Lahore–bound bus coming from Rawalpindi when the driver did not let their vehicle to overtake it, as a result of which Akram, of Okara, and Tassawer, of Jhang, were killed and Abid, Hanif, Ebad Ali, Muhammad Shahid, Muhammad Tahir, Arshad and Shahid sustained bullet injuries. The injured were taken to Aziz BhattiShaheed Hospital.
All the nine victims were employees of a private cell phone operator company and were returning to Lahore after installing a tower near Gujjar Khan.
The police registered a case against Khurram Shehzad, of Mungowal, and his accomplices and started investigations.