PESHAWAR: The police have prepared the initial report of the firing incident that occurred in Matni area of Peshawar late Friday night that left eight people dead.
According to the report, the killers had targeted the vehicle of Nasarullah, a resident of Quetta.
When the perpetrators opened fire on Nasarullah’s car, the other local residents came out from their houses and became victims of the bullets sprayed by the attackers.
There were total 35 to 40 attackers who ambushed Nasarullah.
The report further revealed that one of the attackers got injured but the other militants took him away with them.
It may be mentioned that the number of toll in the incident has increased to eight after two more injured succumbed to their injuries today
Initially, six people were killed and others were injured after gunmen opened fire on Nasarullah’s car in Matni area.
Police said the unknown shooters targeted the car near Gulzar Chowk in Matni area around midnight.
The police rushed to the crime scene before the attacker could flee and engaged them in a gunfight.
Search operation to apprehend the culprits was launched after the incident while the identities of the victims could not be ascertained till the last reports.