FAISALABAD: Two officers of Zarai Taraqiati Bank Ltd (ZTBL) were shot dead when unknown miscreants opened firing at vehicle they were traveling in here on Tuesday morning.
According to police, two armed motorcyclists sprayed bullets at a government owned vehicle bearing registration No FSK-1868, at Satiyana Road near Awanwali Pulli.
As a result of firing manager ZTBL Faisalabad branch, Rana Naveed hailing from Chak 31-GB and Deputy Manager Mazhar Aziz Gul, resident of Chak Ram Douwali who were on their way to bank were killed on the spot.
Police sources said the murder could be either due to personal enmity or the handiwork of some landlords who got loans from the Bank and were interested to get them written off and the two officers of the bank refused to oblige them.
The attackers managed to escape from the scene after committing dual murder.
The bodies were shifted to Allied Hospital Faisalabad for medico-legal formalities.
Meanwhile, ZTBL workers, family members and relatives of the deceased held protest against the target killing incident.
They demanded the police authorities for detaining the culprits immediately.