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Couple gunned down at Peshawar wedding over ‘loud music’

A married couple were gunned down when a shootout broke out between relatives over loud music allegedly being played during a wedding on the outskirts of Peshawar on Thursday.

The victims have been identified as Saqib and Komal, who are both residents of the Hazar Khwani village.

Talking to The Express Tribune, a police official said the dispute started by relatives of Shahzeb, man whose wedding ceremony was marred by the armed clash. The relatives were arguing over lowering sound of the music played at the event, he added.

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In a fit of rage, one of the relatives opened fire, resulting in the other side also firing back.

Authorities say that Saqib’s father, who has been identified as Sherzada, along with Rehman were also seriously injured.

They were taken to the Lady Reading Hospital (LRH), with their condition being said to be critical.

Local police said that Rehman is believed to be the one who opened fire based on the initial investigation.

However, authorities are still waiting for a case to be registered before taking any action. The bodies have been moved for medico-legal formalities.

By Riaz Ahmad

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