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Man, son killed over land dispute in Lahore

LAHORE: A man and his son were gunned down allegedly over a land dispute in Lahore on Friday, ARY News reported.

Police said that Tariq, 55, had a longstanding ownership dispute over of a piece of land with his cousin Bota. After an argument over the land dispute, Bota opened fire on his cousin Tariq and his son Mujtaba, 25, in Laban area in the limits of police station Ferozewala, said the officials.

The duo were rushed to the hospital where doctors pronounced them dead on arrival. Meanwhile, the suspect Bota managed to escape from the area.

The police have registered a case and launched investigations into the killings.

Read More: Mother loses life in ‘crossfire’ between son, son-in-law over property dispute

Earlier on July 24, a 74-year-old woman succumbed to fatal injuries in the exchange of fire between son and son-in-law in Karachi’s Kausar Niazi Colony over a property dispute.

The negotiations for resolving a property dispute had turned into an armed clash between two parties in Karachi as at least five people had been injured including two women and children.

Police officials had said that an injured man had been arrested from the crime scene along with a pistol. He had said that the arrested man was identified as Shehzad, who was a son of the deceased woman.

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