4 shot dead in Dadu clash
DADU: Four people died in an armed clash between two groups of villagers belonging to Chandio and Syed communities in Mohib Chandio village here on Wednesday.
According to eyewitnesses, one Dadan Chandio was allegedly shot dead by the Syeds over the use of a street on which a number of houses of Syeds are located.
To avenge murder of Dadan, armed men from Chandio clan attacked houses belonging to Syeds which was returned.
In the exchange of fire Hashim Shah, Gada Hussain Shah, Mehboob Chandio and Zafar Chandio lost their lives.
The attackers also torched many houses. Firing between the two groups continued till evening.
A heavy contingent of police, led by DSP of Dadu Bashir Ahmed Mangi, arrived in the village and asked the armed men to surrender but they refused.
However, police managed to take bodies to the Civil Hospital Dadu for post-mortem.
Officials said that police had controlled the situation and added that members of the warring groups had been involved in criminal activities in the past.