8 killed in firing between two rival groups in Jacobabad

At least eight people including a woman and children have been shot dead during an armed clash in Jacobabad on Saturday.

According to police, multiple shootings were reported in village Kalu Katohar, in the limits of PS Punhun Bhatti, Jacoababd. The cause of the brawl is said to be enmity between two tribes, the police said.

Panic has prevailed in the area after the incident, while heavy contingents of the police have reached the area to control the worsening situation.

Earlier in the month of January, this year, in a horrific incident, a woman had been killed along with her four children in Gujranwala.

The five members of the ill-fated family were killed at Dogranwala in the jurisdiction of Cantt police station, officials had said.

“The victims were slain with a sharp-edged weapon,” CPO Gujranwala Sarfaraz Ahmed had told the journalists.

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