Ongoing dispute: Police planning to act against fighting clans

Published: April 25, 2012

Rocket launchers and other heavy and automatic weapons are being used in the sporadic exchange of fire between the clans. PHOTO: AFP/FILE

Rocket launchers and other heavy and automatic weapons are being used in the sporadic exchange of fire between the clans. PHOTO: AFP/FILE
SUKKUR: 

An ongoing battle between the Lashari and Kalhoro clans, which started over the ownership of agriculture land and has claimed 27 lives in one year while injuring dozens, reportedly shows no signs of cooling down.

According to sources, rocket launchers and other heavy and automatic weapons are being used in the sporadic exchange of fire between the clans from their respective trenches, residing in the bordering areas of the Larkana and Dadu districts. Two people were killed and two more injured due to the fight last week which has affected the daily routine of the residents.

The Larkana SSP Aitizaz Goraya told The Express Tribune that the police are aware of the ongoing dispute and had raided the area sometime ago and demolished both clans’ hideouts and trenches.

However, a raid after the latest two killings was launched but Goraya said that they were not successful because of the weather conditions.

Published in The Express Tribune, April 25th, 2012.

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