LAHORE: A nine-year-old school boy was killed during crossfire between two groups in the Batapur police precincts on Sunday afternoon, police said. The deceased was identified by police as Adil Afzal, a resident of Takipura. The boy was standing outside his house when two groups exchanged gunfire. He sustained a bullet in the chest and died instantly. The gunmen fled instantly. According to initial investigation, Shabbir Shah and Nathu groups exchanged gunfire over sand-lifting dispute. The police were investigating the killing with no arrest made yet. –Staff Reporter