LAHORE - A group of armed shot dead three youngsters while three others received severe injuries during a firing incident following a scuffle between two friends in the Badami Bagh police precincts on Wednesday. Police said that two brothers Yasin and Noni, residents of Qadafi Park, had scuffled several times on an issue of sale of their house, as Noni always forced his brother Yasin to give him his due share from the house, but Yasin refused. At this Noni complained Wajahat Azam, a friend of Yasin, and asked him to force his brother to sell out the house, but Wajahat got furious and slapped Noni. Meanwhile, Noni went to a drug dealer Lala and told him the whole story, who instigated him (Noni) to revenge the slap. Moreover, Lala also sent some armed men along with Noni. They reached the house of Wajahat Azam and started firing at Wajahat, who was standing outside his house along with his friends. As a result of firing, Wajahat Azam (22), Amir Ashfaq (21) and Sajjad Ashraf (12) died on the spot, while three other persons including minor child Moazam, a neighbour of Wajahat and three passers-by Pervaiz Rashid (21), Abid (21) and Qaiser (18) received sever bullet injuries. Later, the people of the areas rushed the injured to nearby hospital. However, the accused Noni, Lala and their accomplices escaped from the scene after the incident. The police have registered a case against the accused and started investigation. The police took the dead bodies in its custody and sent the to the city morgue for autopsy.