HAFIZABAD - A girl accidentally shot dead her cousin and injured his sister during a quarrel in village Marh Bashi here on Sunday. According to police source, Muhammad Zaman visited the house of his relative to meet Farzna Kousar, widow of Muhammad Anwar in Kot Mian Khan. He, however, allegedly teased Noor Fatima, minor daughter of Farzana Kousar which was resented by the girl. Thereupon, the girl told her mother about the wrong behaviour of Muhammad Zaman. So, Farzana Kousar along with her relatives went to the house of Zaman where they exchanged harsh words. On the spat, Sheeba Bibi, daughter of Zaman allegedly flared up and opened firing. As a result her cousin Haleema Saadia was killed on the spot while her sister Asima Bibi sustained injuries.

The police have registered a case and are investigating the incident. The injured has been shifted to hospital where she is progressing satisfactorily.

Meanwhile, a young man in Mohallah Hajipura, Sukheke Mandi committed suicide by taking acid over some domestic dispute.

According to police source, Shafqat, son of Muhammad Siddique had an altercation with his parents. Following the incident, he allegedly felt frustrated and consumed acid. He fell conscious and was shifted to hospital but could not service.