Mardan: Celebratory firing claims lives
MARDAN: Two persons, including a minor, were killed while another minor sustained bullet injuries when a youth allegedly opened celebratory fire at the wedding function of his brother in Abid Killy locality of Saroshah village on Sunday, eyewitness said.
Eyewitnesses said Yaseen, brother of the bridegroom, Jabber, started celebratory fire during the latter’s wedding function but lost control of the weapon and accidentally showered the guests with bullets killing two identified as Ahmad, 9, and Yaseen, 25, on the spot while critically injuring another minor, Adil Zaman, 13.
The Saroshah police registered a double murder case against the accused Yaseen on the complaint of one of the relatives of the slain, Amjid Ali. The police were yet to arrest the culprit who fled from the scene.