A man has killed 10 members of his uncle’s family in Pakistan after they rejected his marriage proposal.

The incident took place over night in Chaharsada area of Khayber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan, local TV channels reported on Sunday.

According to reports the man went to his uncle Jamal’s house during night with a weapon and sprayed bullets on the family killing ten people on the spot. The accused then escaped to an unknown location, according to police.

The dead include man, his eight children and his wife who have been shifted to Tehsil Headquarters Hospital Tangi for postmortem.

Police say they are looking for Gul Ahmad the suspect who also had previous criminal cases.

As per police statements Gul Ahmad had killed his father, brother, and sister-in-law in past.