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Firing In Jirga Kills Five, Three Severely Injured

Charsadda (August 14, 2018): At least five people were shot dead, while three others injured in firing during a jirga in a Batgiram neighbourhood on Tuesday.

According to the police, the firing incident took place during the jirga in Batgiram.

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The deceased and the injured have been shifted to a nearby hospital.

The culprits managed to flee the crime scene, a police official said, adding that search operation has been launched to arrest them.The identities of those killed in the incident couldn’t be ascertained immediately.

Earlier on August 12, an armed clash between two groups claimed six people’s lives, while several got injured in Charsadda.

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Earlier this year, four people died and another was injured when two groups fired at each other during a burial at a cemetery in the city.

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