Sheikhupra: PPP MPA’s vehicle ambushed
SHEIKHUPURA: An MPA of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), Javaid Bhatti narrowly escaped an attempt on his life but his two bodyguards were killed when some unknown assailants opened indiscriminate fire on his vehicle in Sheikhupura, reported a private TV channel on Tuesday, quoting police officials.
PPP MPA was heading to his residence when assailants approached him and opened fire on his vehicle.
His two guards sustained severe injuries. They were rushed to a nearby hospital, but they succumbed to injuries on the way.
Police said the incident was a result of an old enmity as the MPA was himself a nominated accused in a murder case.
Police have registered a case and launched a hunt for the attackers.