9 killed in shootout between two tribal groups in Pakistan

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Karachi, May 16 (PTI) At least nine people were killed and five others injured in an exchange of firing between two tribal groups in Pakistan's Sindh province, according to a media report on Sunday.

The shootout happened on Saturday between Jagirani and Chachar tribes in Kandhkot over long-standing enmity, ARY News reported.

According to police, nine people were killed as a result of firing between them over long-standing enmity.

Police said the bodies and injured have been shifted to the hospital.

Tensions between the two groups spread fear and panic in the area.

A heavy contingent of police arrived in the area to defuse the tension. PTI NSA