CHARSADDA - Three people, including a woman, were killed and eight others got injured when two rival groups opened fire at each other in Prang area of Charsadda district on Tuesday.

Two rival groups of Prang village of Charsadda district, having an old enmity over a rickshaw stand, came across near bypass at Mirabad locality and exchanged fire with each other.

During fierce firing, at least three persons, including a woman, were killed.

The killed were identified as Tauseef, Saeed Khan and Safia.

While eight others including Masood, Syed Mohamamd, Nasir and Halim sustained injures in the happening.

The police said that the exchange of fire took place when one of the of the rival groups was heading towards the courts to attend a hearing over the issue.

The injured, including women and children, were shifted to the Lady Reading hospital, where two of them were stated to be in critical condition.

Police registered FIR and started further investigation into the incident.