3 killed in attack on dance party in Buner
BUNER: Three people, including a transvestite, were killed and two others injured when miscreants opened fire on a dance party in Topai Union council of Buner district late on Monday night.
Residents and police said that a local farmer, Nek Mohammad, had organised the dance party, including travesties, at his hujra (guesthouse) in Soray Chaghorzai village to celebrate good harvest of the maize crop.
They said that the function was in progress when all of a sudden armed assailants opened indiscriminate firing on the party. As a result, a transvestite Hayat Khan of Paindakhel, Charsadda, and Alif Zada of Topai Chaghorzai were killed on the spot while three others, including another transvestitie Sarfaraz of village Torwarsak, Buner, Bakhti Rawan of Chaghorzai and Asif Ali of Maradu Charghorzai suffered bullet injuries.
The injured were soon referred from district headquarters hospital, Daggar, to Peshawar, hospital sources said, adding that the injured Bakhti Rawan succumbed to his injuries on way to Peshawar.