Lahore: Man killed in aerial firing by wedding revelers
LAHORE: A man died from bullet injuries in aerial firing at a wedding in the Shahdara police precincts on Sunday. Aqeel, 24, a resident of Gowalmandi went to attend the wedding of his friend Nasir. When the marriage procession reached Farooqabad area of Shahdara, friends of the groom started firing in the air to celebrate the marriage. A bullet fired in the air hit Aqeel in the face and pierced his skull, killing him instantly. He was rushed to Mayo Hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival. Police officials reached the Mayo Hospital subsequently and requested the deceased’s family to allow them to take the body to the city morgue for an autopsy but the family refused. Police have lodged a case.