DIR UPPER - A woman was killed while a minor girl sustained injuries when a man allegedly opened fire at Tikerkot locality in the limits of the Barawal Police Station on Sunday, official sources said.

They said that there was a feud between two brothers Israr and Khabadin in Tikerkot locality.  Sajida Bibi, wife of Israr intervened to stop the clash. Meanwhile, enraged Israr allegedly opened fire at his wife, killing her on the spot.

A four-year old girl also suffered bullet injuries in the firing. The body and the injured minor girl were shifted to a local hospital and from where the minor girl was referred to Timergara where her condition was stated to stable.

The body after autopsy in the hospital was handed over to the family members for burial. The police registered the case and started investigation.