2 killed over land dispute in Mirpurkhas
MIRPURKHAS: Two members of the Rajput community were killed and another man was seriously injured in an armed attack on their houses in Abdul Jabbar Kaim Khani village near Samaro Shakh in taluka Sindhri on Saturday night. The attack was said to be a result of an old dispute over agricultural land between members of the Marri and Rajput communities. On Saturday, some people resorted to indiscriminate firing which left three villagers Mushtaque Rajput, Liaqat Rajput and Ms Kulsoom Rajput injured.
They were rushed to the Civil Hospital Mirpurkhas where Mushtaque and Ms Kulsoom succumbed to the wounds. Liaqat Rajput was provided first aid and referred to LMUH in Hyderabad because of his precarious condition.
Members of the Rajput community have accused the Marri community of the attack. The killings spread panic in the village and its surrounding areas.
Police have set up a picket there to avert further untoward incidents.