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PML-N leader shot dead in Hafizabad target-killing

By News Desk

February 17, 2024 10:17 AM


PML-N leader shot dead in Hafizabad target-killing

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A local leader belonging to Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) was shot dead in Hafizabad on Friday night, reported 24NewsHD TV channel on Saturday.

Umar Daraz Gondal, who was also a former union council chairman, was going to attend a wedding ceremony when unidentified gunmen sprayed his car with bullets. Two more people were seriously injured in the incident.

According to sources in police, the murder of the PML-N leader was appeared to be a target-killing as the preliminary investigation found that the gunmen carried out recce of Gondal’s vehicle before the attack.

As soon as Gondal’s vehicle moved to a deserted place the gunmen attacked it.

Police shifted the dead body to a mortuary and his two injured companions were rushed to Allied Hospital in Faisalabad with serious wounds.

The Hafizabad police were now conducting raids to arrest the culprits.

 

Reporter Mian Mazhar


News Desk


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