Waheed Phulpoto
02 passengers were killed while19 others including five children were wounded in road accident occurred on Shikarpur-Sukkur national highway near district jail Shikarpur within the jurisdiction of Lakhi Ghulam Shah Police Station on Saturday morning.
The passenger coach No.GB-3223 coming from Sawat for Karachi went out of the control from the driver and over turned on the road. The coach driver ran away after the incident.
As a result of accident 21 passengers including Naeem Nawaz of 20, Abdul Rasheed of 40, Keesar Abbass of 40, Atique-u-Rahman of 35, Ali Rahman of 25, Muhammad Boota of 35, Hafeezullah of 30, Meer Zaman of 40, Abdul Aziz of 35, Azizulrahman of 40, Shah Khalid of 60, Naveed of 35, Imdad of 30, Mst Rubina of 40, Anam Sabir of 12, Sumeera of 08, Sanam Saddique of 07, Auzman of 10, Zafar of 10 and Zafar Sabir of 20 and one unidentified were seriously injured who were sent civil hospital shikarpur for medical treatment where two of the injured identified as Naeem Nawaz of 20 and one other unidentified injured were succumbed to their injures.
The deputy commissioner Shikarpur Hadi Bux Zardari accompanied by Assistant commissioner Shikarpur Dr Dharejo reached at civil hospital shikarpur who managed to provide medicines and other facilities to the injured and referred the injured to Sukkur and Larkana hospitals by ambulance for further medical treatment after giving them first Aid at civil hospital Shikarpur.
One of the deceased passengers identified as Naeem Nawaz of Miyan Wali was handed over to his relatives after postmortem while the other dead body could not be identified till evening which was kept at mortuary of civil hospital Shikarpur for identification purpose.


Waheed Phulpoto
Two notorious dacoits were killed and two their other accomplices were arrested with weapons after an encounter took place between the dacoits and the police at Indus highway within the jurisdiction of Napar Kot Police Station on Saturday early in the morning.
Khanpur police after receiving the information that Some group of armed dacoits were committing in road robbery on the road near Khanpur rushed to the spot and after encountering the police foiled the attempt to rob the vehicles coming from both the sides of the road, while the other dacoits made good their escaped from the place of encountering.
However two of the notorious dacoits identified as Hakim Alias Haku Ogahi resident of Ghouspur district Kandhkot @ Kashmore and Jam Marfani resident of Jagan area district shikarpur were seriously injured and died during the encountering.
According to SSP Shikarpur Javeed Jiskani two of the dacoits identified as Malhar Marfani and Nawaz Marfani were arrested during the encountering with two Kalashnikovs and good number of ammunition.
The SSP has also informed the media men that the deceased and arrested dacoits were wanted in dozens of criminal cases including road robberies, kidnapped for ransom, murders, extortion, police encountering and other heinous crimes registered against them in shikarpur and kashmore districts particularly, further police investigation in progress.

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