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Tribal Clash Leaves 13 Dead in Tank

PESHAWAR: At least 13 people were killed in clashes between the Marwat and Betani tribes in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Tank district on Thursday, police said.

According to details, two people, belonging to the Marwat tribe, were allegedly targeted in firing by Betani tribesmen near Amakheal village. Both the men, riding a motorcycle, died on the spot. Later, tribesmen from the Marwat tribe allegedly shot dead two people from Betani tribe near Amakheal pump area.

Marwat tribesmen then allegedly opened fire on a bus on Daraban road which was carrying people from the Betani tribe. As a result, nine people on board the bus were killed and two others injured.

All the bodies and injured were shifted to District Headquarters Hospital Tank.