Man kills daughters, himself in Sargodha

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A man from Sheikhanwala shot dead his two daughters and seriously injured the third one in the Sheeshmahal neighbourhood of Bhera on Monday before taking his own life.

According to sources, Mudassar Iqbal, whose wife from Bhera divorced him in 2018, had been demanding custody of his three daughters. On Monday, armed with a pistol, he went to his ex-wife and upon her refusalto send daughters with him, he shot dead his two daughters and injured the third, who was shifted to the DHQ Teaching Hospital. He then killed himself.

The deceased daughters were identified as Manahil Rabi and Ruhama Noor, while the injured was identified as Bisma Rabi.

The Bhera police are investigating the case.

Acknowledgement: Published in Dawn News on 2nd April 2024.

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