At least three persons were killed in exchange of fire over marriage feud here in Nawabshah on Saturday.

According to SHO Doulatpur Raja Naveed, a youngster of Patteywali community arranged love marriage with Lakhu community in Doulatpur area of Nawabshah some three months earlier.

The in-laws killed the bridegroom for marrying with girl of their community without taking her family into confidence few days after wedding.

On Friday morning armed men of both groups traded fire over the same issue during which three persons from both sides were killed.

Heavy contingent of police has been deployed in the area to control the situation but still the dwellers are in the grip of fear and uncertainty.

A case has been registered against armed men of both groups and investigations have been initiated.