Islamabad - Two groups linked with land mafia on Monday evening exchanged heavy fire in the limits of Nilore police station.

According to details, a group of armed men backed by a property tycoon opened fire at the opponent party for possession of a 300 kanal piece of land, said the sources. No casualty was reported immediately. However, the Nilore police station seized construction machinery from the site and shifted it to the police station.

The sources said that secretary interior has taken notice of the incident and ordered strict action against the culprits.

When contacted, Inspector Aslam Kalyar confirmed the incident but said that he had no details about what happened at the site.