SWABI: Eight people lost their lives over a land dispute in Chota Lahore area of Swabi on Saturday.
According to the District Police Officer (DPO), a jirga was held to resolve a property dispute between the two sides at the residence of a former MPA. Tensions flared up and led to a shootout between the two sides, resulting in the deaths of six people, while two others got injured.
The injured and the dead were transferred to THQ Hospital. The injured were unable to recover and passed away. The death toll rose to 8.
After the shooting, the police arrived at the crime scene and began investigating the case.