Two women were shot dead by unidentified gunmen on Fatima Road in Sultanabad area of Mardan on Saturday.
Jabbar police official Murad Khan said unknown men barged inside the house of Fazal Rabbi at 10:00am and opened fire on the women identified as Nusrat and Mushtari.
Neighbours rushed to the place following the incident and found that no male members were present in the house and the assailants managed to escape.
The injured were taken to Mardan Medical Complex where they succumbed to their injuries. The reason behind the murders could not yet be ascertained. The police have registered an FIR and started investigation.
Published in The Express Tribune, March 3rd, 2013.
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