Five killed, six injured in clash over property dispute


LAHORE: At least five people were killed and six others injured in an armed clash between two rival groups over a property dispute on Saturday.

Police said that Amjad Group had shot and injured a member of the Rafaqat Group a couple of days earlier and the police had called both parties to the Wagah police post to settle the dispute.

On the way to the police station, armed men of both groups traded fire in Batapur area.

Five people, including Amjad 40, Imran 35, Ijaz 30, Zafar 35, and another was killed in the cross-firing while six others were injured. Police said that 9MM and 30 bore pistols were used in the firing.

The bodies and injured were shifted to hospital for medico-legal formalities.

The police after registering a case against armed men of both groups have started an investigation.