MARDAN  - A man and his two sons were killed while another got injured seriously over the issue of a prayer leader here on Sunday, police sources said.

The sources said that Fazal-e-Wahab and his brothers Azizur Rehman and Samiur Rehman, residents of Janabad Dowsahro Chowk, allegedly started firing on Abdullah, his two sons Waqas and Saeed, and Minjawar son of Khasta Din over the issue of a prayer leader of the area mosque and escaped from the scene.

Resultantly, Waqas and Saeed died on the spot while Abdullah and Minjawar were shifted to hospital in critical condition where Abdullah succumbed to his injuries. The condition of Minjawar was stated to be stable. Police registered a case against the accused and started investigations.