As many as six people including women and children were killed in separate mishaps in Khairpur district on Sunday.
According to details, a tractor trolley loaded with sugar cane was going to Ranipur Sugar Mills when it overturned resulting in the death of the driver. In another incident, Mst Hakim Zadi Markhand, widow of Muhammad Jurial Markhan, was crushed by speedy Wagon in Ranipur when she was crossing the road. She was brought to Ranipur Hospital but she succumbed to her injuries and died. Ranipur police lodged a case and arrested cleaner of the Wagon Ali Bux Malah and took the wagon in to custody while its driver fled from the spot.
Meanwhile, a man identified as Amjad Rind fired with pistol at his wife Mst Rahseeda Rind, 34, who died on the spot. The cause of the murder is stated a petty domestic issue. Kotdiji police arrested the accused along with pistol while the body of woman was handed over to the family after legal formalities. In another incident, Hassan Ali Sheikh was killed by a speedy trawler by hitting his motor cycle near Therhi Bypass. The trawler driver managed to flee from the spot.
In yet another incident, accused Inayatullah Noohani fired with pistol at his sister Shahida Perveen which missed the target and hit his sister’s daughter Mariam Noohani, 7, who died on the spot. The cause of the murder is stated to be a love marriage by Shahida about six years ago and her brother’s intention to kill her over karo kari.