MULTAN - A man killed two persons including a child and later committed suicide at a ceremony held to celebrate the Independence Day here in Basti Malook on Sunday.

According to police, a man identified as Nadeem resorted to intense firing in jubilation at a ceremony held to celebrate the Independence Day.

Resultantly, two persons including a child Irfan and a PML-N local leader Saleem Rajab Awan sustained critical gunshot wounds. The injured were rushed to hospital where they succumbed to their injuries.

Later, the accused also committed suicide by shooting himself with the same weapon. The police have arrested mother of the accused and registered a case.