Jubilant firing kills 3 in Burewala
BUREWALA: Three people, including two boys, were killed in jubilant firing during a marriage function at Chak 285/EB on Monday. Reportedly, the barat of Majid Hussain, a resident of Chak 198/WB, came to the house of Muhammad Aslam. When it reached the village, some drunkard marriage participants, including Muhammad Shafiq, Muhammad Iqbal Hanjra, Muhammad Bashir and Mazhar Hussain, started firing in jubilation. As a result, class 10 student Zeeshan and class 3 student Muhammad Nadeem were killed on the spot while Abid Hussain, a barati, was seriously injured. Abid was rushed to the Vehari DHQ Hospital where he also succumbed to injuries.
After getting information about the incident, police encircled the village and arrested 17 people, including groom’s brother Mumtaz Hussain and their father Muhammad Yaseen Bhutta, Muhammad Shafiq, Muhammad Iqbal, Muhammad Bashir and Mazhar Hussain. The police also recovered seven illegal weapons from them. The police have registered a case and started investigations.