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Minor killed, five injured as rival groups exchange fire in Kahna

Minor killed, five injured as rival groups exchange fire in Kahna

LAHORE: A minor boy was killed and five of his family members injured when two groups exchanged fire in Kahna area on Sunday.

Police said Khizer Hayat and his family members were sitting in their home in Cheedo village when their opponents Mohsin alias Heera and his accomplice opened indiscriminate fire. As a result, six persons, including two women, suffered bullet injuries.

The injured were taken to hospital where five-year-old Mazhar, son of Khizer, succumbed to their wounds.

After the incident, a heavy police contingent reached the spot, cordoned off the area and launched a search operation to arrest the attackers.




Spokesperson for police’s operations wing said the Mansha and Anwar groups had an old enmity and exchanged fire.

He said cases were registered against the suspects.

Published in Dawn, November 22nd, 2021

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