UPPER DIR: At least seven people were shot dead and five others wounded in firing on funeral prayer at Bara Banda area of Cheragai in Upper Dir.
Police said the bodies and injured were immediately shifted to a local hospital for medico legal formalities and medical aid. Police said the firing took place on land dispute between two parties.
“The land dispute is going on between the parties for quite some time,” they said.
Police said the parties started indiscriminate firing upon seeing each other during the funeral ceremony. Huge contingent of police has arrived at the site of the incident and raids are being carried to arrest the suspects.
The deceased have been identified as Saeed Ghafur, Ihsan, Sultannat, Roz Amin, Muhammad Raziq, Abdur Rahim and Maaz. While, the injured have been identified as Yarzamin, Fazal Wahab, Usman, Imran and Lal Zada.