PESHAWAR: A teenage girl was killed and five others, including three of her siblings, were injured when a man opened fire on them inside an apartment on the Old Bara Road area of the University Town on Tuesday, the police said.

A complainant, Hasham told the police that Asad Khan, a friend of his stepbrother, entered his house and opened fire, killing his 13-year-old sister on the spot, and injuring his mother, another sister, brother Abdullah, a female guest and he himself.

The complainant told the police that they were not sure what caused the man to attack them.

The University Town police registered FIR under sections 302 and 324 of Pakistan Penal Code and started investigations.

SP cantonment Ahmed Zunair Cheema told Dawn that the police had impounded a car of the accused and were searching for his arrest.

Published in Dawn, December 29th, 2021

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