Chandigarh, Apr 30 (PTI) Two brothers were shot dead allegedly by three people over a land dispute at Bibiwala village in Punjab’s Bathinda district, police said today. Also Read - Punjab Aam Admi Party MLAs to Move Towards Delhi on Tractors to Support Farmers On Monday

The deceased were identified as Mukhtiar Singh (56) and his brother Jarnail Singh (54), they said. Also Read - Punjab Government to Provide Job to Kin of Farmers Who Died During Protests on Delhi Borders

They were shot when they were going to their fields this morning, a police official said. Also Read - 355th Prakash Purab of Sri Guru Gobind Singh Today | Know All About The 10th Guru of Sikhs, His Teachings Here

Ram Singh, Darshan Singh and Gurmeet Singh, also brothers, were waiting for Jarnail and Mukhtiar near the fields. They allegedly opened fire at them, police said.

“They were declared brought dead by doctors at a hospital here,” SHO, Nathana, Bhupinder Singh said.

There was an enmity among them over some land dispute, police said, adding the accused are at large.

Police said a case has been registered in the matter.

This is published unedited from the PTI feed.