BAHAWALPUR: Four people of a family were killed in a firing incident here on Sunday in an alleged dispute over love marriage.
As per details, at least four people of a family were killed as the mother of Sonia along with three others, a girl married a man out of her family’s will, stormed a house and provoked unconditional fire in Khairpur Tamewali area of the Bahawalpur district.
Three people including Sonia herself were injured in the process. However, the attackers managed to flee from the scene after the attack.
The police rushed to spot and shifted the dead and the injured to Tehsil Head Quarter (THQ) Hospital immediately. The deceased include the father of Sonia’s husband Arshad, uncle and brother and one of the killed individual is yet to be identified.
According to police, Sonia who hails from Sambrial a town of district Sialkot married a resident of Khairpur Tamewali about three months out of the will of her family. The family of Sonia had taken Arshad to the court in this matter and where the former testified in the favour of her husband.
To which, Sonia’s mother had warned her daughter of severe circumstances.