Tribal clash in Naseerabad claims two lives

Police reports say two groups from the Umrani tribe fought with each other


Mohammad Zafar March 29, 2019
Three party workers were injured, including one from the PTI and two from the ANP PHOTO:AFP

QUETTA: At least two people were killed during an armed clash in Tehsil Tambu of Balochistan`s Naseerabad district on Thursday.

According to the police, two groups of the Umrani tribe with an old enmity clashed in Goth Gul Muhammad Umrani within the jurisdiction of Baba-Kot police station and used firearms against each other.


As a result of the exchange of fire, two people sustained serious wounds. The injured were shifted to a nearby hospital by the police. After initial treatment, they were referred to a hospital in Larkana, Sindh.

An official of the police said the injured succumbed to their injuries while they were being shifted to Larkana. Later on, the bodies were handed over to the heirs after completion of medico-legal formalities. The police said the situation in the area was now under control.

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