Three of a family put to death in Jhal Magsi

Authorities have launched a thorough investigation into the attack

Our Correspondent May 27, 2024


In a tragic incident, three people, including a woman, were brutally put to death by gunmen in the Goth Sarangani area of Jhal Magsi. The attack occurred late last night, leaving residents in widespread panic and fear.

According to initial reports, the assailants opened fire at the family, resulting in the deaths of three individuals. Local police have identified the incident as a possible act of blackmail, suggesting that the victims may have been targeted for specific reasons related to coercion or extortion.

Authorities have launched a thorough investigation into the attack. “We are working diligently to uncover the motives behind this heinous crime and to bring the perpetrators to justice,” a police spokesperson said, adding that the preliminary evidence points towards blackmail, but we are exploring all possible angles.

The identities of the victims have not yet been released as authorities are in the process of notifying their families. This incident has heightened concerns about safety and security in the area, prompting calls for increased police presence and community vigilance.

Local leaders have condemned the violence, urging residents to remain calm and cooperate with law enforcement agencies. “This senseless act of violence has no place in our society. We must stand united against such threats and ensure that justice is served,” said a community leader.

Published in The Express Tribune, May 27th, 2024.


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