DIR: At least ten people were killed and scores other injured in an armed clash that broke out during funeral prayers in Cheeragalai area.
According to reports gathered so far, the armed clash broke out over land dispute between two groups, in which indiscriminate firing took place. Ten people lost lives on the spot while scores other injured, who had to wait in the conflict area due to unavailability of transport in Dara Banda.
Police parties rushed to the scene while the victims were later shifted to THQ hospital for treatment. Locals made appeals for blood donation as well, while officials expressed fears that the casualties might rise.