Swabi: Land dispute claims life
SWABI: A man was killed and his brother was seriously injured when rival parties exchanged fire over a land dispute here on Saturday, said the police. The rivals belonging to Karnal Sher Khan Kili had a dispute over a piece of land in Mal Lara area.
The elders of the area failed to settle their dispute peacefully. On Saturday, following exchange of hot words they resorted to heavy gunfire. Two brothers,Mohammad Ali and Farhad Ali, were seriously injured.
The former was shifted to district headquarters hospital Mardan and the latter to DHQ hospital Swabi. Later, Mohammad Ali succumbed to injuries.
Before his death, Mr Ali told police Naeem Khan and Murad Ali opened fire over them. The Kalu Khan police registered an FIR against them. Meanwhile, two minor girls were injured seriously when a speedy motorcycle hit them in Maini bazaar.