BUREWALA -  Six armed assailants stabbed a man and his son to death while injured two others over a property issue here in Chak 515/EB on Friday.

According to police, Riaz Ahmad Kharal, a resident of Chak 515/EB had given his house to his sister about 10 years ago and had settled in Lahore. Few days back, he returned and started living in the house after getting its possession through a local panchayat. His brother in-law was infuriated over the decision and tried to take possession of the house with the help of local police who was investigating the issue. Last night his brother-in-law along with other accomplices arrived to take possession of the house. The assailants attacked Riaz Ahmad, his brothers - Nazir Ahmad, Rasheed Ahmad and his sons - Shakeel Ahmad, Idrees Ahmad and injured them with daggers and knives critically. The injured were evacuated to THQ Hospital Burewala where Rasheed succumbed to his injuries while his brother Nazir, nephews Idress and Shakeel were referred to Nishtar Hospital Multan but Shakeel also breathed his last on the way. The Burewala Saddr Police have registered a case against Nazir Ahmad, Sarfraz Ahmad, Nadeem, Nazir Ahmad, son of Muhammad Ali, resident of Chak 453/EB, Ibrahim, resident of Chak 4/WB and their two unidentified accomplices under section 149-148-324-302 PPC and started investigation.