ISLAMABAD: A lady doctor was injured by unidentified motorcyclists near Zia Masjid today.

According to reports, Dr Uzma was checking patients at her clinic when the two motorcyclists entered the facility and opened fired on her and a bullet hit her right leg. The injured doctor was shifted to the PIMS hospital for treatment while the assailants fled the scene. The motive behind the attack could not be established immediately.

PIMS Spokesperson Dr Ayesha Esani said that the injured doctor was out of danger, however, she was unconscious due to excessive bleeding.

Police reached the crime scene after the incident and started collecting evidence from the crime scene and also recorded statements of eye-witnesses. A case has been registered against unknown assailants and further investigation is underway.