KARAK: Three brothers and their mother killed and two other received serious bullets injuries in Shah Saleem area of district Karak.
Police sources informed here on Sunday that two rival groups exchanged firing over each other and three brothers identified as Dr. Wahid, Engineer Sajid and Maulana Ihsan were killed in the firing.
When the mother heard about the killing of her three sons in the firing she was died of cardiac arrest on the spot. Two persons of the rival group also sustained injuries but their names could not be ascertained instantly.
The injured were shifted to Tehsil headquarters hospital Takht-e-Nusrati for treatment and the slain brothers were shifted to district headquarters hospital Karak for autopsy.
The bodied of the three brothers were handed over to the relatives of the deceased for burial after autopsy. Police soon after the incident reached to the trouble spot and helped in shifting the injured and the dead bodies to the hospitals.
Police of Shah Saleem police station on the complaints of the rival groups registered FIRs against the members of the rival groups. Police sources claimed that there was old enmity between the two groups. Police registered FIRs of the incident and started further investigations.