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Gunmen Kill Seven Members Of Pakistani Family

A funeral in Swabi.
Seven members of a family in Pakistan's northwest have been shot dead by unidentified gunmen.

Police officials told RFE/RL's Radio Mashaal on April 25 that the incident happened in Swabi district, north of Peshawar.

Police said the dead included two brothers, a sister, her 9-year-old son, and three cousins.

Five other members of the family were injured and are being treated in hospital.

The chief minister of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Province has ordered an inquiry into the killing.

No one has yet claimed responsibility for the killings.
With reporting by AFP

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