Sukkur: Eight injured in clash over bid to steal cattle
SUKKUR: Eight people were injured in an exchange of fire between two groups of villagers during a reported attempt to steal cattle in the village of Suleman Shaikh near Lakhi Ghulam Shah on Sunday.
Cattle belonging to members of the Shaikh community were grazing in a field when some people of the Shar community allegedly tried to take them away.
This led to the exchange of fire during which Fida Hussain, Urs, Afshaan, Zameer, Mohammad Hayat, Daulat and Nizam Shar and Manthar Shar were injured.
However, the assailants succeeded in herding away 15 head of cattle. Police reached the area and detained five injured people and took them to hospital.
The incident caused unrest in the area and the Shaikh community was preparing to take revenge.