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Woman shot dead in Dera

DERA ISMAIL KHAN: A woman was killed while his husband narrowly escaped as their rivals opened fire on them over an old enmity, a police official said here on Sunday.

A Yarik police official said that a 29-year-old man named Arshad Shah Qureshi son of Gul Shah lodged a report in Yarik Police Station that he and his 30-yearold wife were returning home on a motorcycle in Wanda Kaali from Darra Pezu.

As they reached near Muslim petrol pump on Dera Ismail Khan-Bannu Road, their opponents Naimatullah and his son Ehsanullah residents of Chanda forcefully stopped them and opened fire. As a result, Arshad miraculously escaped but his wife died on the spot.

As soon as the incident was reported, A contingent of police along with a Rescue 1122 medical team reached the spot and shifted the dead body to the District Headquarters Teaching Hospital, Dera Ismail Khan.

Yarik police have registered a case and started investigation.

The police official says that the victims had an enmity over a murder with the accused. Correspondent