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‘Honour killing’: Man kills grandmother, sister in Gujranwala

GUJRANWALA: A man allegedly killed his grandmother and sister while injured another sibling in Qila Dedar Singh town of Gujranwala on Sunday morning, ARY News reported. 

Police said the suspect opened fire on his family members after a heated argument, which resulted in the death of his grandmother and sister, whereas another sister sustained injuries.

The deceased have been identified as Bashira Bibi and Iqra.

Investigation officer Waqas Ahmed said as per initial investigation, honour seems to be the motive of the killings.

Quoting eye witnesses, he said the suspect started beating his sisters with sticks after a heated exchange. When their grandmother came to their rescue and tried to stop him, he opened fire, said the police official.

As a result, they received bullets wounds. They were rushed to a nearby medical facility for treatment where doctors declared two of them dead, while another is being treated.

The police have taken the suspect into custody and registered a first information report of the incident.

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