Six die, five injured in road mishap

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At least six people of a family including two kids and a woman died in road mishap as their car collided with a mini-bus near Tibba Sultanpur, around 50-km away from here on Friday.

According to Rescue 1122, a mini-bus was heading to Multan from Burewala. All of a sudden, it collided with a car, coming from opposite side. Resultantly, six persons in the car died on the spot. Similarly, another five persons in the bus sustained injuries. The injured persons were shifted to Tibba Sultanpur Hospital.

The dead were identified as Sajjad Hussain (33), Sanam Naz (27), Abdul Hameed (60), Sahil Umer (15), Mashal (7) and Mishal (1).

A man was killed and three others injured in armed clash between two groups of a community here. Police arrested an accused with arms.

According to details, two rival groups of Jakhra community traded fire in jurisdiction of Bailo check post in Sujawal. In cross firing one person was killed and three others sustained bullet wounds.

The body and injured were shifted to hospital for medico-legal formalities. The police arrested an accused with a Repeater and bullets while raids were being conducted to arrest other culprits.