Five killed in exchange of fire over land dispute in Attock

ATTOCK: At least five were killed as two groups exchanged fire over a land dispute in the Dhok Roiyan Mughalan area of Fateh Jang.

According to the Punjab Police spokesman, the police cordoned off the area and launched a search operation.

The dead included Arsalan, Mohammad Razzaq, Ishtiaq Hussain, Noor Mohammad and Sadaqat.

Furthermore, the Punjab Chief Minister Hamza Shahbaz Sharif has taken notice of the incident and demanded a report from the Inspector General of Police.

He said the accused involved in the incident should be arrested soon and provision of justice should be ensured to the families of the slain.

Meanwhile, IG Punjab Rao Sardar Ali Khan sought a report of the incident from RPO Rawalpindi and further directed DPO Attock to reach the spot immediately.

The IG Punjab also ordered the formation of special teams to arrest the accused.

All the accused who opened fire should be arrested as soon as possible and brought to justice. The provision of justice to the bereaved should be ensured on priority basis, said IG Punjab. 

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