One killed, 16 injured over bypoll dispute

SEHWAN SHARIF: One person was killed and 16 others, including two women, were injured in a clash between two rival groups belonging to PMLN and PPP in village Lal Bux Jatoi near here on Wednesday.

Two groups of Jatoi community had developed a dispute during recent PS73 byelections that caused today clash. An armed men group attacked their rivals with arms, killing Roshan Jatoi and injuring 16 others including Kiran, Zoya, Ayaz Jatoi, Habibullah Jatoi, Abdul Razak Jatoi, Abdur Rehman, Ali Sher, Mohammad Ali, Anwar Ali and Gulzar, Ali Nawaz, Mohammad Juman and Abbas Jatoi.

Sehwan police rushed to the scene and shifted the injured to Taluka Hospital Sehwan. The condition of four injured was stated to be serious. They were later shifted to a Hyderabad hospital for treatment.

Police have been deployed in the troubled village to control the situation. No case could be lodged till filing this report.

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