Man dies as gun goes off

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A man was shot dead in what police described as an ‘accidental fire’ in the Baghdadi area of Lyar.City SSP Dr Mohammad Imran Khan said Kashif, 28, received a bullet to his chest, allegedly fired by a hair dresser, Mukhtiar, while he was sitting at a shop in Khadda Market.

The wounded man was taken to the civil hospital where he died during treatment.Eyewitness stated that it was an accidental fire as Kashif had asked the hair dresser to keep his pistol in the shelf and during handling of the gun and when the he was trying to check it, the gun went off, the senior officer said.

The 9mm pistol was seized and a brother of the victim stated that the pistol belonged to his deceased brother.The barber escaped from the spot, who was later arrested.Woman murdered A 50-year-old woman was murdered allegedly by son-in-law in Baldia Town on Thursday.

Saeedabad police said that Bakthoon Bibi was stabbed to death by her son-in-law, Yar Gul, near Imam Bukhari Masjid.The body was taken to the civil hospital for legal formalisties. The suspect fled the area. The police attributed the murder to a family dispute.

 

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