Senior leader of PML-Q shot dead in Lahore

  • PTI, Lahore
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  • Updated: Sep 09, 2012 18:29 IST

A senior leader of the PML-Q party and his bodyguard were shot dead by unidentified gunmen in Pakistan's Punjab province on Sunday, police said.

Chaudhry Muhammad Tufail, a former district general secretary of the PML-Q, was attacked by the gunmen in Gujrat city shortly after he left his home in a car this afternoon.

Tufail and his bodyguard died instantly.

Police and political leaders reached the scene after the attack.

The bodies of the two men were taken to a nearby hospital.

 

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