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Gunman kills five in northwest Pakistan

Press Trust of India  |  Peshawar 

A gunman on Thursday barged into a house in northwest and shot dead five members of a family.

The incident occurred in Nowshera district of province.

said the residents belonged to Peshawar's Badaber area.

The slain included a couple, their daughter and two sons.

The motive behind the murders was yet to be known.

In a separate incident, five people were killed and four injured as lightening struck their house in district. The dead included husband and wife and three children.

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First Published: Thu, February 14 2019. 13:50 IST