Abb Takk News

Land Dispute Claims Nine Lives In Dir

DIR UPPER: A bloody clash between two armed groups over a dispute of land ownership in KP’s district Dir Bala led to the killing of at least nine people during a funeral procession on Thursday.

Police said that people from two rival groups started heavy firing at each other after seeing each other in a funeral procession.

At least nine people were killed and four others injured in the firing. According to the police the armed grouped had a land dispute between them.

The Police further said that however heavy contingent of police has been dispatched to the area to control the situation.