Senior journalists attacked in Lahore
LAHORE: As reported by The Nation on Thursday, two unidentified culprits, on a motorcycle, fired gunshots on two veteran journalists and staff reporters of Nawa-e-Waqt Group here near Aitchison College on The Mall in the Race Course Police limits Wednesday night.
However, luckily they survived the attack.
Lahore Press Club council member and former secretary Shoaib Uddin alias Chachu and Ashraf Chaudhry while talking to The Nation described both the culprits to be between 18 to 22 years and were riding pillion on a motorbike.
“They fired a gunshot on us but luckily it missed both of us and went through the space between the two front seats after piercing through the windscreen of the car,” they pointed out.
They said that they had just left the Nawa-e-Waqt office on Shaarey Fatima Jinnah and were going home. “They fired with the intention to kill one or both of us but by the grace of Allah Almighty we remained unhurt,” they elaborated.