Sukkur: Rival groups resort to heavy firing
SUKKUR: Tension ran high in Bachal Shah Miani in Abad police station limits here on Thursday, following exchange of fire between two groups of residents over old enmity. According to details armed men from both groups resorted to firing forcing people to remain indoors with markets also closed. No casualty or injury was reported.
A heavy contingent of police and Rangers led by the DPO Sukkur Arab Mahar raided and after cordoning off the area conducted house-to-house search. They arrested two men Ali Hassan Mirani and Ali Ahmed Mirani and recovered four KK rifles, one pistol and sizable quantity of ammunition.
According to DPO Sukkur, a dispute between the rival groups over a murder case has claimed six lives.
Besides, patrolling by police and Rangers, pickets too had been set up to avert bloodshed.
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