Khairpur: Three villagers were shot dead while other three injured in firing of two rival groups near here on Friday noon.
According to details, clash started between two rival groups of Gopang community at village Alam Khan Gopang here in the jurisdiction of BSection police station.
Both groups traded firing with sophisticated weapons. As a result two villagers, Ghous Bux Gopang and Riaz Ali Gopang alias Rajhan Gopang, died on the spot while one Asghar Ali Gopang died in the Civil Hospital Khairpur. Three other villagers including one Sajid Ali Gopang were injured and rushed to the hospital.
Police rushed the area and handed bodies to their relatives after medico legal formalities, and initiated further probe.