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Pakistani father commits suicide after killing disabled daughters

Better strategy needed to curb suicides

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Gulf Today Report

A Pakistani man committed suicide after killing his two mentally and physically disabled daughters in Lahore, Punjab province, police said on Wednesday.
Police officials said the man killed his daughters first and then attempted to end his own life.

He was shifted to a nearby hospital in critical condition, where he died, a police official said, adding the bodies of the deceased girls were also moved to hospital for an autopsy.

Chief Minister Usman Buzdar expressed sorrow over the tragic incident and directed the Capital City Police Office (CCPO) to ensure the incident is investigated from every aspect and submit a report in this regard.

In a separate development, two persons, including a Levies Force officer, were shot dead and another was injured by gunmen in Sui town of Dera Bugti district of Baluchistan province on Wednesday.

Officials said that armed men opened fire on the Levies Force official and his nephew in the main bazaar of Sui when they were passing through the area. As result both of them were killed on the spot and another person was injured. The assailants escaped from the site.

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