Published On: Mon, Jul 8th, 2019
Published in Category: Killing

Seven people killed, three injured in armed clash over water dispute in DI Khan

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DERA ISMAIL KHAN: Seven people were killed and three others sustained critical bullet wounds over a water dispute on Sunday in Dera Ismail Khan.

Reportedly, the armed clash broke out between tribes of Pukhta Khel and Mudozai following a brawl over watering fields in Mangal area of Tehsil Daraban Thana Chohodan.

According to local reports, when Mudozai tribesmen went to water their crops, Pukhta Khel tribesmen told them that it was their time.

When the situation deteriorated, Pukhta Khel tribesmen opened fire at Mudozai tribesmen, and resultantly Latif, Ahmed Shah, Habib and Asmat were killed on the spot. The injured persons include Qayyum and Saleem.

Responding to their alleged act of violence, armed persons of Mudozai tribe killed two tribesmen of Pukhta Khel tribe, including Zahir Shah and Tahir Shah, and injured another person.

The dead bodies and injured have been shifted to District Headquarters Hospital and Mufti Mehmood Hospital in D.I. Khan.