KARAK  - A prayer leader was killed inside the mosque in Mumbati Kalay area of Tehsil Takht-e-Nusrati during Jumma prayer while two other persons also sustained serious injuries.
The local people and police sources informed here on Friday that two ulema identified as Maulana Muhammad Imran, who is the brother-in-law of former MNA from district Karak, Maulana Shah Abdul Aziz, and Hafiz Shakirullah had a feud over the prayer leadership of the mosque.
When Maulana Muhammad Irman tried to lead the Jumma prayer, Hafiz Shakirullah interfered and both exchanged hot words.
As a result this Hafiz Shakirullah allegedly opened firing at Maulana Muhammad Imran who was killed instantly in the mosque. Owing to firing two other persons, who were making efforts to pacify the situation between the two ulemas, also sustained serious injuries and they were immediately shifted to a hospital. The names of the injured could not be ascertained instantly. After the incident Hafiz Shakirullah managed to escape the scene safely and left behind one motorcycle.
Latamber police registered a case and started investigations.