MIRPURKHAS - A woman was killed and her brother seriously injured in an armed attack in the limits of Phuladyyoon police station here on Saturday.

Reportedly, Aalma Shar, daughter of Natho Shar, and her 15-year old younger brother Abdul Ghafoor Shar were traveling in a bus from Phuladyyoon to Shadi Palli.

When bus reached near Moula Bux Mor, three unknown armed persons intercepted the bus and un-boarded both sister and brother and attacked them with axes and gunshots and escaped the scene.

As a result, both sustained serious injuries. Both were rushed to the Phuladyyoon Rural Health center but Aalma Sher died on way and Abdul Ghafoor shifted to Civil Hospital in critical condition. The motive behind the armed attack is said to be domestic affair.

Meanwhile, An ASI of Phuladdyyoon Police Station, Ahmed Yar Khan was killed by robbers over showing resistance.

Reportedly, he was on the way to Malook Pahoor Village when two armed robbers intercepted him and attempt to rob his motorcycle.

Upon resistance, they attacked with axes and gun leaving him critically injured and took away the motorcycle. The injured ASI was rushed to emergency of Mirpurkhas Civil Hospital where he succumbed to his wounds. Phuladdyyoon police have registered the case.