Woman, nephew shot dead over `old enmity` in Shikarpur – 28 Mar 2023

SUKKUR: A woman and her nephew were shot dead allegedly by some fellow clansmen in the Shahu area of Shikarpur district on Monday.

Officials at the Shahu police station of the district`s riverine area said that the woman, Sonia Shar, and her nephew, Attaullah Shar, were on their way back home when they were ambushed by a group of their fellow clansmen.

The assailants kept firing into the air to make their escape good after committing the double murder, they added.

The police told local reporters that the victims and assailants had been embroiled in an old dispute for long and the attack seemed to be linked to the same matter.

The bodies were transponed to the taluka hospital for a post-modem examination before they were handed over to the heirs, the police said, adding that an investigation into the incident was staned. They said a hunt for the culprits was also under way.

Armed clash Two persons, one of them a woman, were critically wounded when two rival groups traded fire with heavy arms in Jam Suhanro Chachar village within the limits of the Durrani Mahar police station of Kandhkot on Monday.

The wounded woman was identified as Nazia Khatoon but the name of the man could not be ascenained immediately.

The area police said that the embattled groups belonged to the Mahar and Jagirani clans that had an old dispute and they had been attacking each other off and on. Fear and panic gripped the area as the exchange of fire was continuing till late in the evening.

Man killed during house robbery Armed robbers shot dead owner of a house located in the 82 Bridge locality in Kashmore town late on Sunday night.

According to the area police, a gang of armed robbers sneaked into the house and was busy collecting cash and valuables. In the meantime, owner of the house, Ustad Jumman Jakhrani, a teacher by profession, woke up and tried to challenge the intruders.

One of the robbers opened fire killing him on the spot, the police said. The gang left the home along with the booty and reportedly sped away, by the vehicles parked outside, into the riverine area of Kashmore, they added.

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