Lahore: Clash between rivals leaves bystander dead
LAHORE: An armed clash between the henchmen of two local groups allegedly claimed the life of an elderly man, who was passing by the crime scene, in Islampura on Friday.
Quoting witnesses, the police said that indiscriminate firing between armed men near MAO College just before dusk also caused panic among locals and they ran for shelter. However, 70-year-old Shahab-ud-Din, of the same locality, fell victim to a couple of bullets fired by the members of Humayun Butt and Bobi Gujjar groups, who earlier had a scuffle that prompted both sides to resort to firing.
The exchange of bullets continued for 15 minutes after which Shahab-ud-Din was shifted to a local hospital where doctors pronounced him dead. The body was sent for autopsy. No case has been registered till the filing of this report.