Six people killed, four wounded by marriage dispute in Matiari

MATIARI: At least six people died and four others were injured in a clash between two groups over a marriage dispute in the Matiari district of Sindh, ARY News reported Monday.

According to the details, the incident occurred at the limits of the Salar police station, where two groups of clans Rind and Brohi used firearms in the confrontation. Six, including three women, are among the dead, while four suffered gunshot wounds.

Police arrived at the scene after the incident and put the situation under control.

Meanwhile, the heirs of the deceased have sat on the national road along with the bodies. The protest has resulted in a massive traffic jam on both sides of the National Highway.

The conversations between the Protestant heirs and the police failed. The heirs of the deceased have promised to continue their protest until the arrest of the assailants.

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In a separate incident of the same nature that took place in 2016 in Jacobabad, four members of a family were shot dead by a marriage dispute.

The two groups of neighboring tribes had developed differences over a marriage dispute for some time.

Armed men belonging to the Dharpali tribe stormed Abdul Rasheedf Bhabhan’s house in Abdul Majeed Jakhrani village and opened indiscriminate fire.

The attack had left the family owner, his two daughters and his niece dead.

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