Peshawar: According to a recent news report, five members of a family, including three women, were killed over a land dispute in the early hours of Monday, the police said. The incident took place in the Landi Akhund Ahmed area on the outskirts of the city.
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SP Saddar circle Waqar Khan confirmed the incident and said the victims were killed by relatives over a dispute on a three-marla plot. He claimed the police had traced the killers and they would soon be arrested.
A police spokesperson identified the slain as Karam Shah, his two wives, Yasmeen and Sitara, son Zubair and daughter Kulsoom. He said suspect Mukhrif Shah, a nephew of Karam Shah, entered the house during early hours and shot the five people dead and managed to escape.
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Samina, the wife of slain Zubair, told the police that the accused entered their house early on Monday and went on a rampage, killing her husband and other relatives. She said two to three other armed accomplices were also inside the house at the time of the attack.
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