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Seven killed during cricket match brawl in Havelian, police arrest three


HAVELIAN: At least seven people lost their lives after a deadly clash between two rival groups during a cricket match in Havelian, ARY News reported on Saturday.

The incident also claimed lives of two real brothers at Village Ghari Pulgran in Havelian tehsil, Abbottabad.

Four of the deceased belonging to one group, have been identified as Ashfaq Khanm, Sohrab Khan, Rashid Khan and Usman; while the three deceased from the rival group have been identified by the police as Shoukat Shah Mukhtiar Shah and Anwar Shah.

One of the injured identified as Saleem was taken to Ayub Teaching Hospital in a critical condition while bodies of the deceased were shifted to Havelian and District Headquarters Hospital in Abbottabad.

According to district police officer, Abbottabad, three suspects involved in the fatal brawl had been arrested.

In view of the high number of casualties, the locality was in a grip of fear following the incident. A heavy contingent of police was deployed in the area to prevent any untoward incident in its wake.



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