Youth, woman killed over land dispute

SHIKARPUR: A youth and a woman were killed in an armed clash between two groups of Badani Jatoi tribe in village Arbelo Badani within the jurisdiction of Kot Shahoo police station near Shikarpur on Monday night.

The youth identified as Hakim Jatoi, aged 14 years, was killed on the spot in the exchange of fire, while a woman identified as Musamat Ameeran, wife of Sadiqu Jatoi, received serious bullet injuries. She was rushed to Larkana Civil Hospital where she succumbed to her injuries on Tuesday.

The motive behind the clash was stated to be an old dispute over the ownership of agricultural land that developed some four years back.

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