26 Jan 2022
Bannu, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (Pakistan)
The victim was shot during a fight between two groups at a wedding function where she was dancing.
BANNU: A transgender person was killed in a gun battle between two groups at a wedding function in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s (KP) Bannu on Wednesday.
According to local police, the incident occurred in the city’s Garera Shah Jahan area. A brawl erupted between two groups at a music function with both sides opening fire at each other.
Consequently, a transgender person who was invited for dance performance sustained a gunshot wound and died on the spot.
When a police team reached the scene, some armed men also opened fire at the personnel. However, they escaped unhurt. The police said an investigation has been launched into the incident.