LAHORE: Stage actress Kismat Baig, who was shot by unidentified armed men in Lahore late Wednesday night, has succumbed to her injuries.
The stage actress breathed her last in hospital, police confirmed, according to Express News.
The actress was travelling with her guard when unidentified motorcyclists opened fire at her car at Harbanspura, near Palki wedding hall.
Baig received eight bullets while her guard received one. She was admitted to Services Hospital.
Earlier, another stage actor, Hassan Khan, was tortured by suspects in Gulberg. A case was registered against unidentified suspects following his brother’s complaint.
In September, a television host of local news channel Abb Takk was allegedly poisoned by a ‘fan’.
The host of Khufia programme, Sana Faisal, was allegedly approached by a ‘fan’ in Karachi who asked her for a selfie and an autograph.
The fan also reportedly gave Faisal ice cream. Faisal ate the ice cream and was hospitalised and was believed to have been poisoned by the fan.