SWAT: Six persons were killed and four others injured in different incidents in Swat on Thursday.

According to Madyan police, a man shot dead his brother over a petty issue in Teerat village.

“Layeq Zada killed his brother Habib Zada following a heated argument over some domestic issue,” said the police, adding the accused fled the scene after the attack.

The police have registered an FIR against the accused.

In another incident, a young man identified as Zafar Ali died on the spot after falling from a mountain at Laikot village in Bahrain tehsil.

One man died on the spot and four others were critically injured after a fight broke out between two groups over children’s quarrel in Pattaney area of Mingora.

According to police, Shaukat Ali from one group was shot dead and his brother and father were injured, while two persons were injured from the other side.

The body and injured were taken to Saidu Teaching Hospital. The police have registered an FIR.

Meanwhile, body of a 12-year-old boy, who drowned four days, was recovered from the Swat River at Shamozo area. The body was shifted to tehsil hospital, Barikot.

According to Banr police, a body of a woman was found in Swat River near Kanju Bridge. The rescue 1122 team shifted the body to Saidu Teaching Hospital.

According to Barikot police, Azizur Rehman, a watchman at a market, allegedly committed suicide. The police registered a report and have started investigations.

Published in Dawn, August 5th, 2022

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