9 killed in Sukkur incidents
SUKKUR: Nine people were killed and many injured in different incidents on Wednesday. Unidentified men barged into the house of Muhammed Umaruddin Shaikh in Khairpur and held his family members hostage at gunpoint, police said. The intruders opened fire on them, killing Muhammed Sharifuddin and his son Imran Shaikh. They also critically injured seven-year-old Surraya and eight-year-old Faizan. Mahmood Shar and Mir Hassan Shar were shot dead by unidentified robbers when the former refused to be robbed of their motorcycle in the limits of Shahpur Chakar Road.
Meanwhile, Allah Wasayo Phul died in a clash between two groups of Phul tribe in Khairpur. Seven others also sustained injuries in the clash. Muhammed Usman Memon was killed by some unidentified assailants in Bhit Shah. In Shikarpur, Achar and Qasir Nawaz were killed allegedly by some people from their rival clan. A peasant Soomar Bhatti was burnt alive in Sajawal.