A Pak Army soldier gunned down his senior shortly after a brief altercation over administrative affairs in the cantonment area, police said Tuesday.

An army officer told the police that Muhammad Qamar exchanged harsh words with his boss, Subedar Tariq, over some administrative matter and later shot him dead with his official rifle. The killer later surrendered himself to the authorities. The deceased military officer is said to be the resident of Khyber-PK province. His body was handed over the family after the autopsy. The killer burst into tears after the committing the brutal murder and was put behind the bars. The police have registered a murder case against the killer and are investigating. 


City police recovered a mortar-shell from the Davis Road on early Wednesday. Some passersby spotted the mortar-shell near a marriage hall and informed the police.

The bomb disposal squad also reached the spot and seized the mortar. Further investigation is underway.–Staff Reporter