ATTOCK: Five persons of the same family including two women and three children were slaughtered mercilessly in the jurisdiction of Hazro Police station almost 16 km away from district headquarters.

As per details Waseem who is barber by profession had two wives and three children living in village Jatial. On Thursday afternoon some unknown assailants entered his house and using some sharp knife slaughtered his two wives namely Alishba and Naila and three children namely Hassan, Kashan and Usman ageing two to six years. The assailants escaped from the crime scene after committing the heinous crime.

Police reached the spot,  shifted the dead bodies to hospital,  collected evidence and are investigating. As per the police Waseem hailed from Karachi and was settled in Jatial.