Pakistan: Woman lawyer assassinated in Attock shooting

A woman lawyer was gunned down by unknown suspects in Pindigheb tehsil of Attock district on Thursday.

The lawyer was reportedly returning home from the court when unidentified suspects in a black car started firing at her. The suspects fled the scene using the same vehicle.

Kubra Sheikh, member of Pindigheb Tehsil bar, suffered multiple bullet wounds. She later succumbed to her injuries while being shifted to hospital for medical aid.

A police team arrived at the crime scene and gathered forensic evidence. Police said the motive for the shooting and elements involved were not yet known.