Clash between two tribal - 12 people die in Shikarpur
شکار پور میں دو قبائل میں خوفناک تصادم 12 افراد جان بحق ہوگئے، جن میں ایک بچی بھی شامل ہے: تفصیل پڑھیں
SUKKUR: At least 12 people, including a minor girl, were killed when a clash between two rival groups turned violent in Shikarpur on Monday.
The incident occurred due to an ongoing dispute early on Monday in the Khanpur town of Shikarpur district. The clashes took place between Badani Jatoi and Saad Khanani Jatoi groups, resulting in at least a dozen casualties and wounding 10 others. The enmity between the two groups supposedly began when two persons belonging to Saad Khanani Jatoi's group were killed in a police shootout and affected clan accused the Badani Jatoi group of sharing information with the police.
Reports said that the ongoing firing between both groups created panic and fear; thus, confining people to their houses. According to sources, police tried to enter the area but the armed tribesmen attacked an Armoured Personnel Carrier (APC) vehicle with a rocket launcher, which forced the police to remain out of the area.
The police recovered two dead bodies from the place of firing till the filing of this report. The dead bodies recovered by police were referred to the Khanpur Hospital for postmortem. Home Minister Suhail Anwar Siyal, while taking notice of the gory incident, ordered Larkana Deputy Inspector General Police Abdullah Shaikh to furnish a report of the incident and to take immediate action against those involved.
Sources said that Shikarpur’s Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Zeeshan Siddiqui was sent on a forced leave by the Sindh government, while the additional charge of Shikarpur was handed over to Sajjad Ahmed, who is the SSP of Kamber-Shahdadkot. (The News)