BUNER: At least four persons were shot dead while one injured after rival party opened fire on them as result of old enmity that started out over kidnapping of a girl from the victims’ family in Buner, district police said on Friday.

The police said that the incident took place in Nawa Killay Banda where Tariq, Khaliq Shah, Ijaz and Khan Farosh were heading somewhere in car when rival party opened fire on them.

Four of them were killed instantly while one received serious injuries who was moved to Buner district hospital for treatment. The police said that Tariq was a resident of Rustam Mardan while the three others were members of a family. The family of the victims  nominated Alam Khan, Raheem Shah and Hassan Khan in the FIR. Police said that a person named as Jamsheed from the family of accused had kidnapped the daughter of Khan Farosh in 2002 and married her against the well of their parents which led to enmity between the two families since then.

A few days back the family of the kidnapped girl opened fire on Jamshed that caused him injury, police said adding today’s incident was revenge from Jamshed family.

Meanwhile, two person were killed while two others injured in cylinder blast in Swabi. The injured were shifted to hospital.