Eight persons shot dead following quarrel between children


SHEIKHUPURA: Eight persons were shot dead after a dispute erupted among two groups following a quarrel between children in Sheikhupura’s Kharianwala area on Saturday.

According to details, members of one group opened fire on the other, two days after an altercation occurred between minors. Eight persons lost their lives in the tragic incident while three sustained injuries.

Heavy contingents of police reached the incident spot, recovered the dead bodies and moved the wounded to hospital. The officials inspected the crime scene and started interrogations after collecting evidences.


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Afterwards, the affected group burnt the houses of the attackers which has worsened the situation. The affectees have maintained that police did not take action on time.


On the other hand, Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar took notice of the incident and summoned report from RPO. He affirmed that justice will be provided to the victims and directed the authorities to arrest the suspects as soon as possible.

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(With Input from INP)



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