Gunman opens fire at Lahore airport, claims lives of 2

Last Updated: Jul 04 2019 13:49
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On Wednesday, 2 persons were shot dead and another was wounded at Pakistan's international airport in Lahore city by unidentified attackers, according to the police, causing panic among passengers within the lounge.

The incident took place at around 10 am (local time) when the victims were returning from Saudi Arabia after performing Umrah.

They were gunned down in the international arrival lounge of the Allama Iqbal International Airport in Lahore, the police were quoted as saying by the Express Tribune. 

In the firing, one person was also wounded.

It said that the suspects, identified as Arshad and Shan, have been taken into custody by the airport security personnel.

Police said that the suspects reached the airport in a taxi and the firing took place due to personal enmity.