Teenager girl dies as house set on fire in Shikarpur


SHIKARPUR: Unknown assailants allegedly set a house on fire in Shikarpur, killing a teenager girl and injuring her sister and brother.


The incident took place when some unknown outlaws barged into a house located on Shahi Bagh Road in Lakhi Dar area and set ablaze a room; resultantly a 17-year-old girl, identified as Erum, lost her life.

The injured persons are identified as Ambreen (13) and Barkat (20).

The owner of the house said they were dacoits who got angry after they found nothing to loot and torched the room by using petrol.

He said after the dacoits fled the house, he got into the room and found her daughter dead.

The injured persons were taken to hospital.