Minor dispute takes four lives

A minor dispute claimed the lives of four brothers here in Gulshan Khair Muhammad in the jurisdiction of Tando Yousuf Police Station on Sunday.

According to police, the sons of Asghar Khan exchanged hot words with Abdul Majeed Chang over a minor dispute on Saturday night, however, due to timely intervention by the area people, a scuffle between them was averted.

On Sunday, Abdul Majeed Chang and his other accomplices resorted to firing upon the sons of Asghar Khan namely Akbar Khan, Wali Khan, Zahir Khan and Sakhawat Khan.

As a result of firing Akbar, Wali and Zahir died on the spot while Sakhawat succumbed to his injuries at Liaquat University Hospital City Branch.

The killing of four brothers created unrest in the area as the relatives of Asghar Khan started firing on the houses of Abdul Majeed Chang and his relatives in Gulshan Khair Muhammad.

They also blocked Hyderabad- Mirpurkhas Highway and set a house and two vehicles on fire.

Heavy contingents of police and rangers reached the spot and controlled the situation, however, shots of firing with lethal weapons still sounded from the area.