MQM’s injured MNA dies

LAHORE: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) MNA Tahira Asif who was shot in Lahore on Wednesday succumbed to her injuries just after Thursday midnight, media reports said.
MQM leader Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui demanded immediate arrest of her murderer. Tahira is survived by two sons and a daughter. She was shifted to ICU on Thursday after a long surgery. The MQM leader was stopped by unidentified assailants in Allama Iqbal Town, Lahore, who first confirmed her identity prior to shooting her in the abdomen and leg. She was immediately shifted to the Sheikh Zaid Hospital. According to the doctors four bullets pierced her body. They took out all the bullets and shifted her to the ICU, but she was again taken to the operation theatre owing to blood loss where she was again operated on. After the second surgery, Tahira was shifted to the ICU, however, she did not survive. Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has expressed deep sorrow and grief over her death. 

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