LAKKI MARWAT - Two people were killed in separate firing incidents in parts of the district, said police on Monday.

They said that the shooting incident took place in the area limits of Shaheed Asmatullah Khan Khattak Police Station of Serai Naurang town.  In the first incident, one Noor Khan shot and killed Khalid Khan and escaped.

Motive behind the murder could not be ascertained. Police registered a case against the killer on the complaint deceased’s wife Yasmeen Khalid and began investigation.

In another firing incident, Muhammad Israr was gunned down over a land dispute in Naserkhel village near Naurang town. The killers, including Parvez, Khandan and Momin fled after committing the murder. Police registered a case and started investigation.

Meanwhile, police claimed to have seized two AK-47 assault rifles and bullets and arrested a suspect during surprise raids on Monday.

Following a tip off, a police party of Shaheed Asmatullah Khan Khattak Police Station raided the house of a notorious proclaimed offender Naseehullah in Tap Takhtikhel village bordering the frontier tribal region.

Police recovered an AK-47 assault rifle and 20 live rounds but the wanted criminal could not be arrested as he had left the place before police reached there.

Separately, a police party of Ghaznikhel Police Station arrested a man identified as Imranullah and seized an AK-47 assault rifle and 58 bullets from him.