Eight family members shot dead in family feud

August 16th, 2011 - 9:59 am ICT by IANS  

Islamabad, Aug 16 (IANS) Eight members of an Afghan refugee family, including two women and a child, were gunned down early Tuesday in a family dispute in northwest Pakistan, a media report said.

The incident took place in the Khazana area near Peshawar. The family had some dispute with their son-in-law who had threatened them a few days ago, Geo TV reported.

The accused along with his accomplices came to their house and started indiscriminate firing, resulting in the death of eight people, the report said.

Meanwhile, police have registered a case and it was not immediately known if the accused were apprehended.

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