Tribal clash kills seven in Pakistan

July 16th, 2008 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS  

Islamabad, July 16 (Xinhua) Seven people have been killed and five injured in a clash between two rival groups in Pakistan’s tribal region, Geo TV reported Wednesday. Activists of Lashkara-i-Islam and Ansarul Islam exchanged fire in Tirah valley of Khyber district in the northwest Tuesday night.

Seven people were reportedly killed in the exchange of fire and five were injured, the report said.

More than 100 people have been killed in the running battle between the two groups for the past three weeks, Dawn News channel said.

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