Gunfire attack on police team in Lahore; four officials injured

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Gunfire attack on police team in Lahore; four officials injured

LAHORE: (APP) Four persons including two police constables and an ASI were injured on Tuesday when unidentified men opened fire on them near Lady Wellington hospital here.

According to a police spokesman, ASI Shaukat and two constables Zafar and Rizwan belong to CIA Ghaziabad were heading for duty when unknown attackers, who were in a car, opened fire on them and fled.

A citizen also received injuries and all the injured were shifted to Mayo hospital.

DIG Operations Dr Haider Ashraf and CCPO Lahore Captain Muhammad Amin Vance visited the hospital to inquire after the police personnel.

Police teams have been formed for the arrest of escaped attackers, the sources said.

Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif, taking notice of the incident, sought a report of the attack.He also ordered investigation of the incident and immediate arrest of attackers.

He directed the authorities to provide best possible medical facilities to the injured persons.