An Intelligence Bureau official was killed and four others wounded when two armed riders reportedly opened fire outside the gate of an imambargah in the federal capital on Wednesday evening.
According to the initial police report, two assailants targeted the IB official when he was coming out of the imambargah in Sector I-8 after offering Maghrebain prayers.
Industrial Area SP Liaquat Niazi says that four suspects on two bikes approached Imambargah Babul Ilm located in Sector I-8.
Two attackers proceeded to the gate of the imambargah and opened fire on the people as they were coming out of the mosque after offering prayers, Niazi said.
The IB official died on the spot, while four others suffered bullet wound and were shifted to Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences for emergency medical treatment. The deceased has been identified as Syed Hubdar Shah.
A probe has been launched and the suspects are being traced with the help of CCTV cameras, the senior police official said.
According to sources the suspects approached the area from Faizabad side and fled towards the same area after committing the crime.