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Gurdaspur: 4 dead, 7 injured as water dispute escalates into deadly gunfight

Four people were killed as gunfire broke out between two groups over a water dispute on Saturday.

Reported by:  PTC News Desk  Edited by:  Shgun S -- July 08th 2024 10:27 AM
Gurdaspur: 4 dead, 7 injured as water dispute escalates into deadly gunfight

Gurdaspur: 4 dead, 7 injured as water dispute escalates into deadly gunfight

PTC News Desk: Four people were killed as gunfire broke out between two groups over a water dispute on Saturday.

A fight broke out late Saturday over a public water tank (Rajbaha) at Halka Chowk in Sri Hargobindpur. Both sides fired approximately 60 rounds at each other, killing four people and injuring seven more. The condition of two of the injured is critical.


The deceased have been identified as Shamsher Singh and Baljit Singh of village Withwan from one group and Nirmal Singh of village Moor and Balraj Singh of village Withwan from the second. The family members rushed the injured to a civil hospital and notified the police.

- PTC NEWS

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