MIRAN SHAH: At least three persons were killed while 14 others including women were injured after two rival groups clashed over land dispute in Boya area of North Waziristan Agency.

Officials at the district administration said that two tribes clashed using axes and diggers over ownership of land.

They said that three persons from both sides were killed on the spot while 14 others were seriously injured. They were shifted to District Headquarters Hospital.

The administration has also registered cases against both parties. There is no land record available in the recently merged tribal districts and people mostly divide lands verbally.