5, including SHO, killed in Bannu wedding gunfire


At least five people, including a station house officer (SHO) were killed during an exchange of gunfire between two armed groups in a wedding ceremony in Bannu late on Thursday night.

According to a private TV channel, unidentified armed men barged into the wedding ceremony of SHO Zeenatullah’s brother in Mohalla Aabkari in the City Police precincts.

After an exchange of hot words, the two groups resorted to firing that left five people including the SHO dead, the channel said, adding that at least another seven people including policemen were injured in the incident.