Four gunned down in Gilgit over ‘old enmity’
DIAMER: Four including a woman gunned down in area of Diamer, Gilgit Baltistan on Tuesday over a dispute, while a child sustained bullet injuries, according to police.
The incident is said to be the result of family dispute, according to the police, as deceased have not been identified yet, while investigation into the matter is underway.
A similar incident of shootout was reported in Sargodha in June, in which five members of a family including woman and children were shot dead by unidentified armed men.
Unidentified assailants stormed a house in Chak 11 of Sargodha’s Bhalwal tehsil and opened incriminate fire over members of the family.
As a result, a man, his wife and their two sons and a daughter died of fatal bullet wounds on the spot.
After being informed about the incident, police and rescue teams reached the crime scene immediately and shifted the deceased to a nearby medical facility.
The deceased couple was identified as Muhammad Tufail, 50, and his wife Majeeda Bibi 40, while the children killed in the attack aged between 16 and 20 years.