Six people including two women were killed and two injured in firing between two armed groups in Rajar area of Charsadda on Sunday.
According to the reports, an altercation happened between two men identified as Qalander Shah and Sabir Shah which led to firing between them, resulting in six people being killed and two injured.
Deputy Superintendent of Police Charsadda Basheer Ahmed said the deceased who have been identified as Qalandar Shah, his wife Gul Rukh, Sabir Shah, Anwar Shah, Ahmed Shah and Navi Gul, were all relatives.
The injured have been shifted to a hospital in Peshawar, police said while the deceased were moved to District Headquarters Hospital.
While three people have been arrested in connection to the incident and an investigation is underway, police said.
Earlier this year, four people died and another was injured when two groups fired at each other during a burial at a cemetery in the city.
In January, five people including two policemen were killed during a jirga in Sardaryab area near Charsadda. According to rescue sources, the jirga was resolving an issue between two groups over a family dispute when the rivals exchanged harsh words and opened fire on each other.