Celebratory aerial firing claims two lives in Lahore, injures 35 in Karachi
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A 17-year-old youth, Chand Masseh, died due to a stray bullet that pierced into his body and he lost his life at the spot in Shafiqabad area.
Police said that the victim was walking alongside the Ghazi Marriage Hall in Shafiqabad when the bullet hit him.
In another incident, a woman died in her sleep when an aerial bullet hit her in the Lower Mall area.
Police have shifted the bodies to the morgue and further investigations were under way.
35 injured in I-Day celebratory gunfire in Karachi
At least 35 people were injured in Independence Day celebratory gunfire in Karachi, reported 24NewsHD TV channel on Sunday.
According to the rescue sources, at least 35 people, who had been injured in different incidents of celebratory gunfire, were brought to different hospitals of Karachi.
“Most of them were released after first aid,” said the rescue sources.
Reporters Abid Chaudhary and Samar Abbas