GHALLANAI: A 15-year old boy was stabbed to death over a petty issue during a cricket match in Qandharo area of Mohmand district on Tuesday.

Locals said that Baseer Ahmad was playing cricket with his friends when he exchanged harsh words with Sajid Khan. Sajid took out a knife and stabbed Baseer several times, killing him on the spot.

The culprit fled the scene after committing the crime. Baseer was buried in his ancestral graveyard. It merits a mention here that two persons were shot and injured in Mardan in a fight during cricket match.