Woman, son killed in attack -Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)

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Woman, son killed in attack

SUKKUR: Two members of a family were killed and four injured in an armed attack in the Ruk village of the Shikarpur district on Sunday morning. According to reports reaching here, Mahar tribesmen and women were working in their fields when a group of 20 armed persons appeared on the scene and opened indiscriminate fire, killing a woman and her son and injuring four others, including a minor girl. The assailants fled. Those killed were identified as Shahid Mahar, 20, and his mother Zarina, 40. The injured, including Fahmida, 12, and Behram Mahar, were shifted to a hospital in the Lakhi town. Nazim Union Council Ruk Ghulam Mustafa Mahar told newsmen that Jatoi tribesmen were behind the attack.
Source: The News
Date:12/4/2006