Timergara: Members of warring families held, arms seized
TIMERGARA, Feb 17: The police on Thursday arrested members of two warring families and seized arms and ammunitions from them.
The Station House Officer of Khall police station Badshah Hazrat, while talking to this reporter, said that members of two rival groups had taken positions at Saligram and were exchanging fire. He said police reached the spot, stopped the fire and arrested key figures from both sides.
The SHO said an RPG-7, 2 Kalashnikovs, a pistol, a rifle and 200 cartridges were recovered from one party while 2 Kalashnikovs, a 7.62 bore rifle, a gun and 150 cartridges from the other party.
Residents said that Fazal Raziq and Zahid families had a land dispute that took an ugly shape when armed men from both sides took positions against each other on Wednesday and started firing. Police arrested key figures from both sides and registered a case, they added.