JHANG - At least five people including one woman were killed while another five injured in separate incidents in different parts of Jhang during the past 24 hours.

In the first incident a love marriage dispute claimed four lives. As per detail, Abid Hussain son of Shama, a resident of Kaliar Colony in Mauza Dorratt situated in the remit of Bhuwana Police got love marriage with Nadia, daughter of Akhtar Hussain some one year back. However, in the court she showed her willingness to go with her parents at which the court sent her with her parents. On the other hand, the girl’s family was in wait for an appropriate occasion to avenge the disgrace caused by Abid Hussain to their family. Meanwhile, Abid Hussain was going with her sister Bushra Bibi when they were attacked by the accused who were lying in ambush.

On information their other family members rushed to the spot but they also came under the attack. In the cross-firing continued for a long time as result of which four persons including, 35-year-old Irshad, son of Shama, 25-year-old Nusrat Bibi, wife of Muhammad Sardar, 15-year-old Qamar Abbas, son of Muhammad Amer and Muhammad Yousaf, son of shamsher were killed while five others including Azra Bibi, Asmat Bibi, Buhra Bibi, Muhammad Hussain and 10-year-old Sammar Abbas received critical bullet wounds and were admitted to THQ hospital Bhuwana.

On information the Bhuwana Police reached on the spot and removed the bodies to THQ Hospital for autopsy.

The police have registered a case.  In another incident a taxi driver identified as Fiaz Masih was shot dead by unknown dacoits.

According to reports, some unidentified armed dacoits in the guise of passengers hired a taxi from Sahiwal. On the way they snatched the car from driver after killing him.

Later on the accused threw the body on the bank of canal near Korry Wala in the remit of Atharan Hazari Police. The police recovered the body and after identification handed it over to the family. The police have registered a case and started investigating.