Three persons were killed and as many got injured when rivals ambushed them in village Icher, Shahpur on Saturday evening.

The incident is said to be the outcome of old enmity. Sources in the police said that Rana group and Mohammad Khan group have been locked in enmity over the murder of a man for last 15 years. On Saturday, people of the Rana group ambushed a car and sprayed it with bullets. Resultantly, three persons of the Muhammad Khan group -identified as Tahir Abbas, Mohammad Ashraf and Sher Mohammad died on the spot. Three others including Mubashar Khadim sustained bullet injuries were rushed to hospital. The police shifted the dead bodies to the morgue for autopsy.