Nine members of a family, including two women and five children, were slaughtered by unidentified persons in Basti Makhdoom in the limits of Qadirabad police station on Wednesday.
According to police, the members of ill-fated family were in their home and some yet to be identified persons killed them through sharp-edged weapons.
Police suspected that the family was given some toxic food which made them unconscious. They were slaughtered ruthlessly by the killers. The victims have been identified as Fayyaz Ahmed, Imtiaz Ahmed, Razia Bibi, Kausar Bibi, and five children– Sohail, Qaiser, Shoaib, Nanni and a toddler.
Police was investigating the horrendous crime.