PESHAWAR, 12 December: A resident of Khyber Agency was shot dead while two of his companions were injured in a firing incident near the MPA hostel on jail road here on Saturday afternoon.

According to police, the deceased Nisar Afridi, a resident of Bara, Khyber Agency was going in his car after attending a hearing in a court when two persons riding a bike opened firing on him as a result, Nisar Afridi died on the spot while two others sustained injuries.

Police further said one of the attackers have been arrested in injured condition after he was fired upon by a police cop.

Meanwhile, two persons were also killed in Manerai area of district Swabi due an old blood feud. Both the deceased are said to be cousins.

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