Land dispute: Four killed in firing by rival tribes

By APP
Published: June 4, 2017
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Gunshot. PHOTO: REUTERS

Gunshot. PHOTO: REUTERS

ISLAMABAD: Four members of a family, including three brothers, were killed in a firing incident over a land dispute in Kohistan.

Police sources said the incident happened in Kohi Palas area where a person from Azadkhel tribe allegedly opened fire on people from the rival Cholaskhel tribe, killing four people, and injuring another a news channel reported.

It was reported the killings were the result of an altercation over
land between the rival groups.

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The deceased were identified as Mashal Khan, his two brothers and a nephew. Another brother of Mashal Khan who was also seriously injured in the firing was rushed to Ayub Medical Complex Abbottabad for emergency treatment.

The incident is being investigated by the police

Published in The Express Tribune, June 4th, 2017.

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