Sukkur: 4 killed over land dispute
SUKKUR: A man and his son were among four persons of the Lakhan community killed on Monday over a farmland dispute in the village of Jafferabad near Sukkur. Sources said armed men of a rival group belonging to the same community had opened fire on them when they were working in fields. The victims were identified as Mir Hassan, his son Abdul Wahid, Hashim Lakhan and Ghulam Hussain alias Nagar, son of Yar Muhammad Lakhan. A passer-by of Sultan Pur, Imdad, son of Mehrab Bhachund, and Ali Dino Lakhan were wounded in the firing. Police shifted the bodies to the civil hospital and later handed them over to relatives after a post–mortem examination.
Tension gripped the area after the incident. No case was registered till filing of this report. Meanwhile, after reports of the killing, a man, Khuda BuxLakhan, attacked a member of the rival group, Ali Dino Lakhan, with a sharp knife in Sweeper colony within A-Section police jurisdiction of Sukkur and injured him critically. He was admitted to the Civil Hospital of Sukkur.