Kalam: 20 people were killed and injured in a battle over the ownership of potatoes crop

Five people were killed and 15 others were injured in a clash between two groups in Kalam on July 10, officials said.

The battle has erupted between the residents of Kalam and Atrol in Kenyi Banda. Locals say the fighting has erupted over the ownership of the potatoes crop and there has been an exchange of fire between the two sides.

Malakand Division Commissioner Zaheerullah Islam said he had sent police to the area to control the situation and ordered tourists to stay inside the hotels.