Sialkot: At least two persons were killed and seven others injured seriously including women during an armed clash between the local rival groups over an old enmity at village Begowala, Sambrial tehsil on Sunday.
Reportedly there had been an old enmity between the local rival groups namely Gondal Group and Tihaami Group. The people of both groups were gathered there to attend mourning prayer in the village, when they exchanged harsh words with each other.
On this both sides became infuriated and they opened fire there. Due to which, two persons namely Rizwan Gondal of Gondal Group and Bashir of Tihaami Group were killed while, seven others including three women were injured seriously in this ambush. The accused fled away.
This nasty incident created a harassment and panic among the local people. Later, a huge contingent of the police reached the spot and shifted the dead bodies to Sambrial hospital for autopsy, besides, shifting the injured to Sialkot hospital due to their critical condition.