Tribal clashes surface; 14 including 3 children killed in Shikarpur, Jacobabad

JACOBABAD: Tribal clashes have once again intensified in Sindh as 14 people have been killed in the last three days in Jacobabad, Shahdadkot and Shikarpur districts

Eight people including three children were killed in a fight between two rival groups in Garhi Khairo area early hours of Saturday.

The police said that six people were killed when men belonging to the Jalbani group opened fire at the rival group’s house in village Kalo Katohar. All the people died on the spot and the bodies were moved to the THQ hospital.

In retaliation the grieving members attacked of the Jalbani group and killed two people, police said. The police have registered cases.

Reports said that two groups have been fighting for the last few years over the killing of a person. Fifteen people have lost their lives in the clashes.

Six people were killed and 12 were injured in a clash between the Saad Khani and Kamaani tribes in Rustam area of Shikarpur district, on pretext of
of Karo-Kari in Shikarpur on Thursday
Police sources said firing between Saad Khanani Jatoi and Kamalani Jatoi continued for five hours in the limits of Rustam Police Station, which created panic and fear r.

According to SSP Shikarpur Kamran Nawaz, police shifted the injured to Khanpur, Shikarpur and Lakhi Ghulam Shah hospitals
He said those killed in the firing were wanted to the police in different cases, adding a search operation has been launched to arrest the accused of both the groups.

The dead were identified as Hazoor Bakhas, Raavant Jatoi, Bakhshal, Mulla Kako, Samano and Shahzado.