Verbal spat between relatives escalates into gunfight in Pakistan, 6 killed
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Verbal spat between relatives escalates into gunfight in Pakistan, 6 killed

Police said someone opened fire during the heated exchange of words between the relatives over some petty issue.

world Updated: Aug 12, 2018 15:39 IST
Gun violence in Pakistan,Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province,Pakistan
The incident happened in Pakistan’s Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Six people, including two women, were killed when a verbal duel between relatives over some petty issue turned into a gunfight in northwest Pakistan’s Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province, the police said.

Two persons were also injured in the incident that took place in Charsadda district of the province, they said.

Someone opened fire during the heated exchange of words between the relatives over some petty issue, they said, adding six people were killed in the firing.

Injured were rushed to a hospital, the police said.

First Published: Aug 12, 2018 15:38 IST