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Two killed, two injured in Lahore court firing

Updated June 15, 2013


- File Photo
- File Photo

LAHORE: Two people were killed and two others critically injured on Saturday when five gunmen opened fire inside a courtroom at Lahore’s sessions court, DawnNews reported.

The deceased had arrived at the court for a hearing of a murder case when members of the opposing group opened fire on them, killing them on the spot. Two others were severely wounded in the firing.

The incident caused a commotion in the court and a large number of police personnel arrived soon after.

The incident was the result of a land dispute between the groups and two men suspected of opening fire had been identified.

The injured were shifted to the Mayo Hospital and the bodies were taken to a mortuary.