At least three people lost their lives and three others sustained serious wounds in an armed clash between two groups in tehsil Subatpur of Jaffarabad district on Sunday. The incident took place within the limits of Hamidpur police station between the two groups of a tribe over a piece of land. “Both the groups used sophisticated weapons, resulting in the death of three persons and injuries to three others.

The local police rushed to the site after the incident and cordoned off the area. The dead and injured were shifted to nearby hospital. Those killed were identified as Abdul Wahid, Goharam and Muhammad Shahrif. A heavy contingent of police and Levies has been deployed in the area and the situation is under control.