Five killed, seven injured in Mardan in fight on Eid

Five people were killed and seven others were injured as a fight broke out during the slaughter of animals on Eidul Azha, said police.

An exchange of fire took place between the Khan Ghalib and Nosher groups, who are related to each other, on Wednesday in Dhakki, Toro. Five people were killed on the spot. One of the deceased people was a passer-by. Two brothers of one group and an uncle-nephew duo of another group were the other four deceased people.

The bodies and injured were taken to Mardan Medical Complex.

A contingent of police is present in the area to arrest the suspects. Arrests have yet to be made.

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