Gujrat clash death toll mounts to 15 | UssPost
February 7, 2010 by USA Post
Gujrat clash death toll mounts to 15 | UssPost:The death toll in Gujrat feud has mounted to 15 while several others sustained injuries when two armed groups clashed in Gujrat by late Saturday night, Geo news reported.
According to police, the gunbattle took place in Sheikhpur Sariya village located within the limits of Kakrali police station.
Gujrat Acting DPO Afzal Virk said that the incident was a result of old enmity between two notorious groups. He said Muhammad Akram alias Labbu group had an old enmity with another Nadeem alias Deema group of his village over murders of five people.
Muhammad Akram was working on his tube-well when the armed men of Deema group opened indiscriminate firing on them. As a result, he along with his three sons was killed.
This led to a gunbattle between both groups which claimed nine more lives. The assailants then fled the scene.
On the other hand, Kharian DPO Mian Sultan cordoned off the area with heavy contingent of police.
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