Five of a family found dead in Karachi

Published Feb 29, 2012 10:50am

Policemen stand guard at a check point on a street in Karachi. — Photo by AFP

KARACHI: Police on Wednesday found dead bodies of five members of a family, including two men, two women and an infant, from a house, DawnNews reported.

The dead were identified as Arif, his wife Zainab, Arif’s son Zubair and his wife Aliya and Zubair’s daughter Rida.

According to police sources, the incident took place in the Cantt’s area which was considered highly secured.

Police suspects the gruesome incident could be the result of a family feud.

SSP South Naeem Sheikh said that a sharp edged tool was used in the incident, adding that the police was collecting evidences from the site.

Police had shifted the bodies to Jinnah Post Medical Hospital for post mortems.

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