House set on fire, two girls burnt to death

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Our Correspondent

Muzaffargarh

Two minor girls aged between two to three years were burnt to death after five people set their house on fire at Basti Kot Lashari near Chowk Karam Dad Qureshi, suburban part of the district on Thursday morning. Inspector General (IG) Punjab took report from Regional Police Officer (RPO) DG Khan while taking notice into the incident.
Rescuers reported that five unidentified people stormed the house over old enmity and set it ablaze, leaving the two minor girls named Urwa, 2 and Uswa, 3 receiving serious burn injuries. They were shifted to DHQ hospital by rescuers where they succumbed to injuries. DPO Hassan Iqbal reached at location of the house to hold action. Abdul Hamid, father of deceased girls nominated his in-laws for assaulting his home. Police had arrested two of the persons nominated in FIR with starting raids to capture of the accused, it was said.
Chief Minister Punjab Usman buzdar has taken notice into the incident of two minor girls who were burnt alive in a house located at Chok Karamdad Qureshi today’s morning. In a statement issued here, he termed the incident ‘extremely wicked’ and said that the accused did not deserve for any concession. He said with stern action would be taken against attackers and victims would be provided justice at doorstep.
Earlier, five unidentified people stormed the house over old enmity and set it ablaze, leaving two minor girls named Urwa, 2 and Uswa, 3 receiving serious burn injuries. They were shifted to DHQ hospital by rescuers where they succumbed to injuries. Abdul Hamid, father of deceased girls nominated his in-laws for assaulting his home. Police had arrested two of the persons mentioned in FIR with starting raids to capture of the accused, it was said.