Ex-DBA chief, driver gunned down.

TOBA TEK SINGH -- Two persons, including a former Faisalabad district bar association president, were allegedly murdered on Tuesday in an attack on their car in Faisalabad.

Batala Colony police said two unidentified motorcyclists intercepted the car of Naveed Mukhtar Ghumman when he was travelling on Samundri Road near the Government LCM High School and opened fire on the vehicle. As a result, Ghumman and his driver Binyameen Khan were injured critically.

Later, the bar association official died, while Khan succumbed to his injuries on the way to DHQ Hospital.

According to the autopsy report, deceased Ghumman received 44 bullets and his driver 12.

City Police Officer (CPO) Syed Khalid Mahmood Hamdani visited the attack site and informed reporters that police will try their best to trace and arrest the killers at the earliest.

The DBA office-bearers decided to observe three-day mourning and protest over the killing of their former president.

A case was yet to be registered till the filing of this report.

Three shot dead: Three persons were allegedly murdered by their rivals on Tuesday night near Chak Majhiwal canal bridge in Dijkot police limits, Faisalabad.

Police said two groups of Chak 274-RB, respectively headed by Basharat and Liaqat, had an old enmity.

They said some men of Basharat's group were returning to the village from Dijkot in a car when their rival group's men riding a bike opened indiscriminate fire on them near Chak Majhiwal canal bridge.

As a result, three of Basharat's group - Qaiser Jat (40), Boota Chohan (60) and Sarfraz Kamboh (45) - were injured critically and died on the spot. Three others -Basharat, Khalid and Usman - who were also injured in the attack, were shifted to the district headquarters hospital for...

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