Man kills three women, commits suicide outside Gaddafi stadium

LAHORE: Police say a man has gunned down three women before shooting himself to death near Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore.

The incident happened in the larger Gaddafi stadium area, which houses the stadium and a commercial area including a mall.

Police said the man was riding along with the three women – identified as sisters Maira and Naila and their mother Khadija – in a grey colored vehicle, which pulled up near the stadium.

According to eyewitnesses, the man appeared to have a disagreement with the women when he opened fire on them before shooting himself as well.

Superintendent of Police (SP) Umer Virk told reporters that the man was identified as Bashir, a friend of the sisters’ father Younis.

“The incident appears to be the result of a domestic dispute,” he said.

Police is carrying out further investigation into the incident.

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