Peshawar: 8 killed as groups clash during jirga
PESHAWAR: Eight people were killed and four injured after two groups clashed in the Dobando area of Upper Dir. Express 24/7 correspondent, Umer Farooq reported a jirga had been called to resolve an issue over the use of a generator installed over water for the production of electricity in the area.
The two sides opened fire on each other as the jirga was underway, four people died as a result of the firing. The injured were shifted to the local hospital. Police and Levies officials reached the area to control the situation.