7 shot dead as cricket match turns into battefield in Pakistan

7 dead in a cricket match

The Hush Post| Seven persons were killed after a scuffle during a cricket match in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.

The incident took place at a police post in Abbottabad district. The rival parties reached a police post to register a case after their children had a quarrel while playing cricket.

Soon the argument turned into a scuffle and the police post became a battlefield as the rivals started heavy fire against eachother.
“One party opened fire to which the other party, which was also armed, retaliated with gun fires,” a cop said.
The exchange of fire left seven dead on both sides at the spot and one was wounded.
“Three persons belong to one party and four from other party died respectively,” he said.

The deceased have been identified as Rashid Khan, Sohrab Khan, Ashfaq Khan, and Usman; three from the rival group have been identified as Mukhtiar Shah, Anwar Shah, and Shoukat Shah.

The only injured Saleem was taken to Ayub Teaching Hospital in critical condition while bodies of the deceased were shifted to Havelian and District Headquarters Hospital in Abbottabad.

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