15 people including 4 children and 3 women were killed in exchange of firing between two groups; the reason was land dispute that lasted for one hour. Conflict existed between the groups of clan “JATT” in Pipliwala area, Gujranwala. Eight people including 3 passerbies were killed and 5 others injured.
The situation gets more violent when the victim’s family attacked in a reaction. Four children and three women were put to death by burning the houses of the rivals.Police arrived lately on the scene and sealed the area and at the instance injured and dead bodies were being shifted to hospitals.
Meanwhile Chief Minister Punjab Shahbaz Sharif, taking notice of the horrific incident, sought report from IG Punjab. Moreover, the City Police Officer (CPO) suspended the area SHO over his alleged negligence.