Two people were killed and three others injured in firing by unknown gunmen in Rawalpindi city of Pakistan’s east Punjab province on Tuesday night, police sources said.
According to the initial investigation by police, three unknown gunmen opened fire at the people standing at roadside and fled the scene on the outskirts of Rawalpindi, the twin city of capital Islamabad, police sources told Xinhua.
A heavy contingent of police reached the attack site following the incident, said the sources, adding that the injured were shifted to a nearby hospital where all three of them are in critical condition.
No group or individual has claimed the attack yet.
Police also kicked off a search operation in the area to track down the on-the-run assailants.