Five killed in Shikarpur rival groups clash
31 January, 2014
SHIKARPUR: At least five persons were killed and two others injured in exchange of fire between armed men of two rival tribes here in Shikarpur district of Sindh on Thursday.
Police said that members of two groups which were in old enmity over various disputes hailing from tehsil Garhi Yaseen of Shikarpur traded fire.
In cross firing five persons were killed on spot while two others sustained serious wounds.
The injured were shifted to Civil Hospital Shikarpur for treatment.
Heavy contingent of police reached the scene and brought the situation under control.
Panic gripped the area due to triple murder and heavy firing.