Six killed, six injured as rival groups exchange fire in Mardan

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MARDAN: At least six people were killed while six others sustained critical injuries as rival groups opened indiscriminate firing over old enmity amidst the sacrificial practice of animals on Eid-ul-Adha on Toru village of Mardan today (Wednesday).
According to details, Khan Ghalib and Nosher groups opened fire at each other over an old enmity.
Getting information, police personnel arrived at the scene and shifted the victims to hospital for medical assistance.
Police reports revealed that the clash had broken out following a persistent quarrel within two families that concluded to loss on both sides amidst the sacrificial practice of animals on Eid-ul-Adha.
It was further revealed that two members from each group had fallen prey to the firing along with a passerby.
The six who were injured were later moved to hospitals in Mardan and Peshawar.

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