LARKANA: A man was killed and his friend was seriously wounded in an armed attack on them near Taggar railway crossing in Wada Aghani village of Larkana district on Friday.
Police and onlookers said that Wajid Mirani and Kamran Mirani, residents of the same village, were walking by the railway crossing when they were attacked. They were taken to the Chandka Medical College Hospital, where Wajid Mirani, 29, died during treatment.
The body was handed over to the heirs after a post-mortem examination.
Soon after the incident, the Mahota police arrested a suspect, Shahnawaz Mirbahar, and claimed to have seized the crime weapon from him. They said his alleged accomplices were still at large.
Wajid`s father, Ali Bakhsh, said his son along with Kamran was on his way to work on farmland when he was attacked. He said his opponents in a matrimonial dispute might have been behind the attack.