DASU: Two cousins were shot dead, while another was injured over a minor dispute in Kohistan on Friday evening. The police quoted Habibur Rehman, a resident of Ghaziabad Palas village, as saying that he, his brother, Abdul Rehman, and his cousin, Mohibur Rehman, were on their way home from Abbottabad when Abdaal, Jehanzeb, Sakhu and two others allegedly shot at them with AK-47s, killing his brother and cousin on the spot, and injuring Habib. He said that the motive behind the double murder was a dispute over the cause of a scuffle between young children from the two families. The police have registered a case.
Published in The Express Tribune, September 4th, 2011.