Rawalpindi - A love-marriage couple was shot and injured by the family members of the girl here at Bankers Colony, informed police yesterday.

The couple was shifted to District Headquarters (DHQ) Hospital where their condition was stated to be critical, according to police.

Mirza Shafique, station house officer (SHO) of police station Saddar Bairooni told media that Isrhad Bibi aka Rani got married with Noor Sher Khan against the will of her family in Nowshera. He said the couple arrived at the home of their relatives located at Bankers Colony of Janjua Town. “The couple was going to bazaar for shopping when the brother of the girl accompanied by three cousins launched an armed attack on them,” he said. A case has been registered against the accused on the complaint of Noor Sher’s mother, the SHO informed. However, no accused has been arrested so far, he said.

A doctor treating the injured couple in hospital said that their condition is critical and doctors are trying to save their lives.

Meanwhile, a man was killed and another got injured when unknown armed men opened fire at a cab in Askari Colony, Phase 14, yesterday.

The assailants managed to flee the scene after committing the crime. The body and the injured were moved to hospital by rescue personnel while the police after registering a case against unidentified attackers started investigation into the incident.