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Two killed at marriage ceremony

KHAIRPUR: Two girls were killed while four others were injured as a result of aerial firing at a marriage ceremony near here on Thursday.

Official sources said some guests at Mansoor Ahmad Khemtioís marriage in village Rasool Bakhsh Khemtio near Gambat town of district Khairpur, resorted to aerial firing. Stray bullets hit and killed Waqar Sana, daughter of Rasool Bakhsh Khemtio, and Savera, aged 11. Three others – Rafiq Ahmad, Abdullah and Hamiza – got injured and were taken to Sukkur.

Eyewitnesses claimed it was not a case of accidental death. They said Salima, wife of UC Nazim Yunus Khemtio, opened fire and killed Waqar Sana besides another girl. Sources said Salima did not want her husband to marry Sana and could not control herself when she saw Sana with her husband, Yunus, and killed her. The Gambat police had not registered a case till the filing of this report.
Source: The News
Date:12/26/2008