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Female doctor gunned down for resisting robbery in Lahore

Police say victim's wallet and mobile phone missing after incident (Photo Pakistan Daily)

LAHORE: A lady doctor from the Punjab capital has been gunned down after allegedly resisting a robbery in the Defence area.

According to police, a female doctor named Dr. Khaula was gunned down by unknown individuals riding motorcycles in Lahore. The police said that the doctor’s purse and mobile phone are missing.

In this regard, Deputy Inspector General Operations Suhail Chaudhry has taken the notice of the incident and instructed the police force to trace the culprits using footage from cameras installed as part of the government’s Safe City project.

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Moreover, a case was registered by the police on the complaint of the deceased doctor’s father to whom he told that his daughter went by car to visit her friend.

In the FIR it was stated that the doctor’s friend witnessed the incident that the deceased was approached by two men outside her friend’s house, who shot her, snatched her bag and mobile phone, and fled from the scene.