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Three members of a family shot dead over old enmity in Abbottabad

ABBOTTABAD: Three of a family were shot dead, while another sustained severe bullet injuries in a firing incident in area of Jora Meera in Abbottabad.

An old enmity said to be the cause of the incident.

According to police, unknown assailants opened indiscriminate fire over a family, resulting in death of three persons on the spot, another member of the family sustained severe wounds.

The bodies and injured were shifted to a nearby medical facility, while investigation into the matter was underway, said police, adding that deceased include a father, son and a cousin.

On October 30, in another incident of multiple killings, four members of a family were shot dead in Ghamarzai area of Charsadda.

According to police, the killer, opened indiscriminate fire at his mother, sister-in-law, niece and a cousin, resulting their death on the spot.The accused had also killed his wife earlier”, local police officials said.

On October 23, four people including a woman were shot dead in  Diamer in Gilgit Baltistan region over a family dispute, while a child sustained bullet injuries.

In June, a similar incident of killings was reported in Sargodha, in which five members of a family including a 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.

The deceased couple was identified as Muhammad Tufail, 50, his wife Majeeda Bibi 40, while the children killed in the attack aged between 16 and 20 years.



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