LAKKI MARWAT/DERA ISMAIL KHAN: Three persons, including a teenage boy, were killed in separate firing incidents on Wednesday, the police said.

Officials said a teenage boy was killed in a celebratory firing in Behramkhel village of Tajori town. They said the body was taken to a government health facility in the town for conducting postmortem.

Sher Jangi Khan of Tajori, told the police that he along with his relatives had gone to Behramkhel to take the bride of his brother, Salahuddin, to Tajori. He said they were waiting at a hujra when a man, namely Farmanullah, came there and resorted to firing in the air with a bullet hitting his brother, Eid Nawaz, 18. He died on the spot.

Separately, a young man was shot dead over a family dispute in Darra Pezu town.

The police said Syed Azam, 26, and his father Wazirazam, 73, were standing near a cement factory when Gul Khan and his son, Mohammad Khan, came there and opened fire, killing Azam on the spot.

They said the deceased and the killers belonged to Wanda Karim Khan area of DI Khan. Police shifted the body to a hospital in Titterkhel.

They began investigation after registering a case against the suspected killers.

Meanwhile, a man was killed and another injured in a firing incident in D.I.Khan.

A police official said unknown assailants shot dead Usman Ali near Tank Adda in the limits the city police station. Another person, namely Niaz Mohammad, was injured in the firing.

A Rescue 1122 team shifted the body and the injured to a hospital.

Published in Dawn, December 1st, 2022

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