KHAIRPUR: At least three people were killed and eight others were critically injured as armed clash erupted between two groups near Kot Diji on Thursday. A scheduled rally was brought out by religious organisation Labaik Ya Rasool Allah. When it reached at Ammer Shah Chowk Jani Burira near Hussainabad taluka Kotdiji, some un known gunman from a mosque near road side suburbs of village Katohar opened fires on the rally and as the result Zulfiqar Buriro, Latif Dino Buriro and Mushataq Buriro were killed while Qurban Ali, Imtiaz Kothar, Kashmir Buriro, Dodo Khan Buriro, Shaubuddin and Ghulam Shabbir Dharejo and others were critically wounded. The bodies and wounded shifted to Civil Hospital Khairpur. After postmortem bodes were shifted to native village Aftababd near Hussainabad. Rangers and police reached on the spot and hospital to control the situation. According to district government situation was under control. On the other hand Sindh Home Minister, Sohail Anwer Siyal and IG Sindh taking notice have asked for immediate report of the incident. Meanwhile victim community people called a jirga of Buriro community at shrine of Ameer Shah to decide further strategy. Published in Daily Times, December 1st 2017.