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Priest killed, another sustained minor injuries in firing incident

Written by The Frontier Post

F.P. Report

PESHAWAR: A priest (father), William Siraj was killed and another received minor injuries when unidentified assailants opened firing near Ring Road, police said on Sunday.

The priests were on their way after attending rituals in a Church situated at Chamkani when unknown attackers opened fire on their vehicle.

As a result, Willam Siraj died on the spot while Patrick received minor injuries.

A heavy contingent of police rushed to spot and cordoned off the area and launched a strike operation.

The body of the deceased was shifted to hospital while the condition of the injured stated to be stable.

The CCTV footage was being collected from surroundings while further investigation was in progress.

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