Three killed in firing incident over petty dispute in Peshawar

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PESHAWAR: Three people were killed while three others sustained injuries in a firing incident near Dalazak Road in Peshawar here on Tuesday, police officials said.
According to police, the firing incident took place in the Yousufabad neighbourhood near Dalazak Road in the provincial capital.
They said unidentified armed men opened fire at their rivals and sped away. As a result of the shooting, three people were killed while three others, including a passer-by, got injured.
The deceased and injured were shifted to a nearby medical facility. Their identities couldn’t be ascertained immediately.
A police official said the incident was a result of personal enmity between two groups, adding further investigation is being carried out and raids conducted to arrest the culprits.
Last month, an engineering student was shot dead for resisting a robbery bid in Tajabad neighbourhood of the provincial capital.
Police said the deceased was a student of the mechanical engineering department at a private university.
Suspected robbers managed to flee the spot after firing shots at the young man, a police official said, adding a first information report (FIR) of the incident has been registered.


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