7 booked for killing five in billiard club
BHAKKAR: The police registered a case against seven people for killing five people and injuring as many in a billiard club at Darya Khan on Sunday night.
Khurshid Ahmad, Rana Munawar and Muhammad Saleem died on the spot. Rehmatullah and Abdul Waheed were seriously injured and taken to Darya Khan THQ Hospital where they died due to the absence of doctors. Muhammad Ijaz, Muhammad Iqbal, Muhammad Riaz, Ameer Muavai and Abdul Rasheed were injured and taken to Bhakkar DHQ Hospital for treatment. The case has been registered under sections 302, 324, 148, 149, 109 of the PPC and 7-ATA. After the incident, relatives of the victims staged a demonstration and ransacked the hospital. No accused was arrested till the filing of this report. Meanwhile, a shutdown strike was observed in the district. The collective funeral of the victims was offered at Darya Khan.