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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.
Newborn Jannat Fatima was killed on Sunday in the city of Mianwali, in central Punjab province, sparking a manhunt for her father Shahzeb Khan, who was arrested on Wednesday night following a series of raids, according to Punjab police.
Police said the accused, Shahzaib Khan, contracted marriage with Mashal Fatima and Allah had blessed him with a baby girl, Jannat, born seven days ago. Police said the suspect was angry with his wife for giving birth to a girl.
A few days ago, the father, Sarvesh spotted his daughter in a compromising position with a youth.
Iranian state TV reported that rescue teams were dispatched to the quake-hit area and added there were no casualties.
The blast was so powerful that it toppled the truck carrying police officers into a ravine, police chief Meher said, adding that the bombing also damaged a nearby car carrying members of a family. He said that the anti-polio campaign will continue even after the bombing.
Sheikh Sultan called on farmers to cooperate with Sharjah government in developing and maintaining their farms and establishing specialised farms, stressing that he will provide the necessary support for electricity and water services at reduced prices.
The COVID-19 Drive-Through Services Centres in Abu Dhabi which will remain open are Rabdan, Manhal; Al Ain: Al Sarouj, Asharej. In addition, the COVID-19 Prime Assessment Centres in Mushrif Wedding Hall in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain Convention Centre will remain open.