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Six women among 12 injured in Chaman clash

August 25, 2012


Rescue workers shifting an injured person to a hospital. — Photo by AP/File

CHAMAN: At least 12 people, including six women, were injured in a clash that took place during a marriage ceremony in Chaman’s Mehmoodabad area.

Police sources said on Saturday that a group of people armed with sticks, clubs and knives attacked their relatives during the ceremony over a matrimonial dispute.

“As a result of the attack, six men and as well as six women received injuries who have been taken to hospital,” police said.

Subsequently, the police registered a case against 14 suspects and arrested five of them.

The arrested accused were being interrogated. Further probe was in process.