Two minor girls shot dead in firing

F.P. Report

SHIKARPUR: As many as two minor girls were shot dead in over an alleged hostility at village Jawab-pur between two groups of Chandio community men, in the limits of Dakhan Police Station, some 30 kilometers away from here, at midnight, on Thursday.

Altaf Shah, an official of concerned police station, elaborated that two minor girls identified as Soonah, of 10, daughter of Hub Ali Chandio and Maira, 8, daughter of Shahnawaz Chandio were shot dead.

Following on the information, area police reached on the spot and transported the bodies to Garhi Yasin Tehsil Headquarters Hospital for autopsies and handed over to their heirs after conducting necessary medical legal formalities. Shah further said that area police on the complaint of Ms Rasheeda, wife of Hub Ali Chandio and mother of deceased Soonah, has lodged an FIR (24/2019) under section 302/337/148/149 & H2 against same community persons in which she has stated that a dozen armed assailants stormed the houses and opened firing on them which resulting both girls killed in the nick of time and linked the incident with murder of Niaz Chandio which took place a few days back in Ratodero area of Larkana and termed both the girls were killed owing to revenge, she stated in an FIR, said Altaf Shah. Shah further said that the area police have made strategy to investigate the incident of killing thoroughly to confirm veracity of both murders.