ATTOCK - As many as four persons including two real brothers were gunned down when a person sprayed bullets at them over a petty dispute of trees yesterday.
According to details, Muhammad Arshad s/o Muhammad Nawaz from village Kot Chaji had some dispute with his brothers over the ownership of some trees and property.
Sunday morning, he exchanged harsh words with his brothers over the same dispute.
He went home, took out his rifle and started indiscriminate firing at the deceased.
As a result, his brothers Muhammad Ejaz and Mehboob Alam got seriously injured and died on the spot.
Reportedly his two nephews Hamza Ejaz and Muhammad Ejaz (both real brothers) who came to rescue their father and uncle were also shot dead in the firing.
Arshad also shot injured his sister-in-law Naheed Begum and another relative Khurram Shehzad.
On getting information, Jand police reached the crime scene, recovered the weapon and arrested the culprit.
The dead bodies and the injured were shifted to a nearby hospital for post-mortem and first aid.
Published in The Nation newspaper on 25-Apr-2016