4 killed, 3 injured in firing during Jirga in Lower Dir

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LOWER DIR: Four persons killed and three others injured in a firing incident during a Jirga in Lower Dir on Friday. Police said the incident happened in Gosam area in the jurisdiction of Munda Police Station. The deceased belonged to the same family.

A Jirga was going on to settle a dispute when the participants opened fire on each other due to which four people died and three others were injured. The deceased were identified as Rehmatullah Jan, Hameedullah, Riaz and Ismail.

The bodies and the injured were taken to hospital. Sources said the Jirga was being held to settle some monitory dispute.

There were no reports about any arrest in the case. However, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Ajmal Khan said police are conducting raids for arrest of the culprits.

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