Senior leader of PML-Q shot dead

Chaudhry Muhammad Tufail, a former district general secretary of the PML-Q, was attacked by the gunmen in Gujrat city shortly after he left his home in a car this afternoon.

Updated: Sep 09, 2012, 20:06 PM IST

Lahore: A senior leader of the PML-Q party and his bodyguard were shot dead by unidentified gunmen in Pakistan`s Punjab province on Sunday, police said.

Chaudhry Muhammad Tufail, a former district general secretary of the PML-Q, was attacked by the gunmen in Gujrat city shortly after he left his home in a car this afternoon.

Tufail and his bodyguard died instantly.
Police and political leaders reached the scene after the attack.

The bodies of the two men were taken to a nearby hospital.

PTI