7 dead in clash over cricket in Pakistan

Last Updated: Nov 24 2018 18:48

CRICKET- At least seven people were killed in a cricket related clash in Pakistan’s restive Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, authorities said on Saturday.

“The incident happened at a police post in Abbottabad district where the rival parties had come to register a case against each other after their children while playing cricket match had a quarrel,” Deputy Superintendent of Police Ijaz Khan said.

“One party opened fire to which the other party, which was also armed, retaliated and responded with gun fires,” he said.

“Three persons belong to one party and four from other party died respectively,” he added.