LAHORE: A woman was allegedly shot dead by robbers on offering resistance in Millat Park area here on Saturday.

Identified as Misbah Manzoor (55), the woman was going to market along with her daughter-in-law when two armed men riding a motorbike intercepted them, police said.

One of the gunmen held the women on gunpoint and snatched their mobile phones and purses, a police official said. As they offered resistance, the armed men shot at and critically injured Misbah, and fled the scene.

She was rushed to hospital where doctors pronounced her dead, the police official said, adding that investigation into the murder was going on.

Published in Dawn, November 28th, 2021

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