MIRPURKHAS/Shikarpur::  A nine-year-old girl was killed accidently by her uncle in her house in village Wali Muhammad Bhurgari, taluka Kot Ghulam Muhammad (KGM) on Monday.

According to reports, Mitho Bheel was cleaning his pistol that accidently went off due to which his niece Shremti Radha, 9, sustained serious injuries and died on the spot.

KGM Police have arrested Mitho Bheel and is investigating the matter. Meanwhile, four persons were injured in a road accident between a coaster and rickshaw near Kot Ghulam Muhammad.

The injured were identified as Shremti Rano, Bheman Khaskheli, Mashooque and Anees Jatt. They were rushed to taluka hospital where they were provided first aid. 

Meanwhile, a house owner was killed when he offered resistance against robbery bid in village Mirzapur in the limits of Ghaheja Police Station here on Monday.  According to an official, an aged person, identified as Ghulam Qadir Luhar, 70, suffered severe bullet injuries and resultantly died on way to Larkana hospital when he offered tough resistance during robbery bid at his house at midnight.

The unidentified armed men managed to escape from the scene, leaving the old man severely injured.

The police reached the crime scene and chased the thieves, but failed to find them.

After conducting an autopsy from Larkana hospital, body of the deceased was handed over to his heirs.

The area police believes that the incident took place over an old enmity between two groups of Joya and Luhar communities, and have arrested five persons on suspicion

The FIR was not registered till the filing of this story.