LARKANA: Three persons were gunned down and six others injured in an armed dispute between the Bhutto-Khuhro communities within the limits of Ketty Mumtaz police station near Naudero. This dispute has so far claimed 13 lives which started ove ther ownership of about 3,200 acres land in riverine area, police claimed. The dead include Momin Kurio, Sadoro Kurio and Naheed Narejo. The injured includes Hatim Kurio, Gulzar Kurio, Suhno Kurio, Sattar Kurio, Hakim Narejo and Hote Narejo.According to relatives, all the injured and dead were shifted to Naudero Hospital as police reached the scene of the crime late and tried to halt the firing.Relatives of the dead and injured after reaching the Rural Health Centre, Naudero demanded justice. Area police said that the first dispute occurred on September 29, 2012 when Zaman Khuhro and Ali Ahmed Khuhro were killed and since then this bloody dispute was continued.In the last six years 13 people have been killed. Ghulam Akbar Kurio, younger brother of deceased Momin Kurio, said that being farmers of Sardar Mumtaz Ali Bhutto they were fired upon in the limits of Kuria Ketty by 10 to 15 persons of the Khuhro community. On the other hand Essan Khuhro, Kamdar of Sardar Asad Khuhro said that armed men of Mumtaz Bhutto including Pathan alias Pathoo Narejo, Momin Kurio and 20 others attacked our village in the wee hours of the morning and the firing was retaliated. They alleged that their village was also attacked on December 27 but they could not register any case. Police have so far failed to arrest neither any person nor registering any case.Published in Daily Times, January 2nd 2018.