KOHAT: At least five people were killed and about 20 others injured in separate incidents of firing and road accidents in different areas of Kohat on Monday. The police arrested eight culprits.
Police said that accused Amir Syed Uddin over personal grudge gunned down a man identified as Naveed s/o Nazir Shah in Pirkhel area of Jungle Khel in Kohat district.
In another incident of firing in Malang Khel area of Jungle Khal, unknown armed men gunned down a man identified as Dawood Jan outside his residence. An Afghan national Anwar s/o Siffat Khan was killed in firing of two unidentified miscreants in Ghamghol Afghan Refugees Camp No. 2.
A woman died while two people were injured in collision between an over speeding trailer bearing registration number GL-1603 and car UY-066 at Kohat Indus Highway in jurisdiction of Lachi police station.
In collision between two over speeding motorcycles at Shadikhel Road in jurisdiction of Billitang police station, one person Walimat Khan died while four others including Khalida Bibi, child Shahab, Muhammad Tahir and Muhammad Khan were injured.
Five people identified as Umer Nawaz, Adam Khan, Piayo Taj, Naseem and Himat Khan were injured when a car MNW-345 hit a rickshaw at Kohat-Pindi Road near PSO Pump. Culprits Ayub and his son Haroon shot injured a local person Shahid Mehmood over financial dispute in Garhi Rauf Khan area of the city.
Armed culprits Noor Zeb and Naeem Gul shot injured Asad s/o Dost Muhammad over old enmity in Muhammad Zai area at Kohat-Hangu Road.
The bodies and injured of all incidents were shifted to different hospitals of respective areas for medico-legal formalities.
The police arrested eight culprits involved in various crimes and after registering separate cases against them at concerned police stations started the investigation.