Three including two policemen injured in Lahore firing

Three people, including two police officers, were injured in Lahore on Tuesday morning when they were fired upon by unidentified persons, DawnNews reported.

Speaking to reporters following the incident, DIG Operations Haider Afzal said three people were injured, which included police officers Zafar and Rizwan, who belonged to the Crime Investigation Agency (CIA), and a “private” accomplice named Afzal.

The team, along with Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) Shoukat, were headed towards Tibi City area to conduct a raid when they were intercepted on Fort Road by the assailants, DIG Afzal told the press conference.

The wounded personnel were shifted to Mayo Hospital’s emergency department where the injured police officers were declared to be in critical condition, while their accomplice Afzal is out of danger.

ASI Shoukat remained unharmed in the incident, he added.