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Firing in Peshawar hotel; armed gunman shot dead


Peshawar, May 10: Loud firing was heard inside Bangash hotel in Dabgari area of Peshawar province of Pakistan on Tuesday, May 10 morning.

The gunman reportedly fired aerial shots and also opened fire on security personnel. The incident occurred at the Bangash Hotel in interior Peshawar city that falls under the jurisdiction of Shah Qabool Police Station.


Police received information that a tribesman was firing aerial shots. He was firing shots at short intervals from the ventilator of his hotel room.

Police rushed to the site and the tribesman, hailing from North Waziristan Agency, started firing on them to which the police party retaliated.

The tribesman was killed in the police firing. He was identified as Aayah Jan, a retired employee of Frontier Corps. The police recovered a pistol from his hotel room.

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