Deputy mayor among 3 killed in Peshawar firing

PESHAWAR – An elected member of the local government and two others were killed on a minor dispute in Peshawar Sunday night, local media reported.

One the deceased has been identified as Deputy mayor of Peshawar’s Nothia union council, Sher Ali. The incident occurred in the said union council when Ali was holding a wedding function for his son.

According to police, the shooting incident occurred between Ali and his neighbour Tariq held a heated exchange of words over fireworks being used to celebrate the wedding function.

Ali, his brother and Tariq were killed in the firing.