Woman shoots two of her own children after alleged domestic violence

Mother fled after the firing; police in Hangu conducting raids to apprehend her


Our Correspondent April 07, 2018
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PESHAWAR: A woman opened fire on her children, killing two and seriously injuring one in Hangu.

The incident took place in Karbogah Sharif village of Hangu. According to police, one of the children who died was an 18-month old-girl and the other was a 2-year-old boy.

The mother fled the crime scene after the firing and police are currently conducting raids to apprehend her.

According to locals, the incident stemmed after repeated domestic violence. She warned that she would kill the children if violence continued. During the argument, male family members handed her a gun, telling her to "kill if she can."

Man axes his four children to death in Gujrat

On March 24, a similar incident took place in Lahore in which three children were strangled to death by their mother. The mother was arrested along with her friend.

On March 25, a man axed to death four of his very own children in Gujrat’s Saraye Alamgir area. According to police, Ayub, the accused, killed three of his sons along with his daughter in the Sayeen Dera neighbourhood.

The father was taken into custody.

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