Couple, two children slaughtered


Staff Reporter

Lahore—In a gruesome act of murder, four family members were slaughtered while sleeping in their house in Lahore on Monday/Tuesday night. According to police and rescue officials, the incident occurred in Lahore’s Rasoolpura area where a young couple and its two children were found brutally killed late night. Two children were taken to Jinnah Hospital but they also succumbed to injuries. Police said throats of the victims were slit with a sharp-edged weapon. The deceased include 25-year-old Malik, his 22-year-old wife, Asiya, five-year-old son Asif and three-year-old daughter Maryam. They were sleeping on the third floor of the house when unidentified men stabbed them to death with a sharp weapon.