cross firing

cross firing

A malfunction in a reciprocating engine ignition system. The high voltage in the distributor jumps to fire another sparkplug rather than the intended one.
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Two passers-by identified as Mohammad Asif Khan and Nafiz Jan caught in the cross firing also died on the spot.
According to rescue sources the groups started quarrel over a family matter ,could not find solution, the dispute raised and they opened cross firing in the area of Khanpur Qazian.
firing of his own accomplices during a cross firing,
In cross firing six people were killed while six others sustained bullet wounds.
CHARSADDA -- Six persons killed include two women and two injured in a cross firing of two families over a dispute of electricity cable and harsh words exchanging here at village Rajjar on Sunday morning.
In cross firing one person was killed while five others sustained bullet wounds.
Rawalpindi -- A cop sustained bullet injuries during a cross firing that broke out between the police and two robbers who were fleeing after snatching cash from a citizen on Double Road, within limits of Police Station (PS) New Town, informed sources on Friday.
Earlier in the day, a lady identified as Tahira Begam has been killed during the cross firing between the militants and the security forces.
In the second incident one Sadeequllah was killed in cross firing between two rival groups at Mosakan area of Takht Nusrati Tehsil over a land dispute and three other Gul Sahib Khan, Izatullah and Gul Wali sustained serious injuries.
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ISLAMABAD -- At least three people, including two brothers, were shot dead over a property dispute while another sustained serious injuries in a cross firing incident at Bannu on Monday.
MULTAN -- A dacoit was killed by the firing of his own accomplices during a cross firing, in the jurisdiction of Qadirpur Rawan police station.