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Two people shot dead inside court in Pakistan

Two brothers facing trial for murder were shot and killed inside a court in Lahore, police said.

world Updated: May 28, 2011 14:44 IST
PTI

Two brothers facing trial for murder were shot and killed inside a court in Lahore, police said.

The attacker entered the sessions court with a pistol and fired several shots at Ali Imran Butt and Zeshan Butt while proceedings were underway in their murder trial.

The gunman escape after the shooting but left his pistol at the spot, police officials said.

The brothers were taken to Mayo Hospital, where doctors declared them dead.

The motive for the killings could not immediately be ascertained.

First Published: May 28, 2011 14:43 IST