Health worker shot in Pithoro UMERKOT/MIRPURKHAS: A health department employee accompanying a mobile polio team was shot and wounded near Bachao bund in Pithoro town of Umerkot district on Monday.
Other members of the team told officials at the Pithoro police station that two assailants riding a motorcycle targeted Gul Mohammed Mirza, who received two shots in the chest. The victim was taken to the Pithoro Taluka Hospital, where doctors referred him to the Mirpurkhas Civil Hospital.
Pithoro SHO Aziz Senhro said that two suspects, Ghulam Nabi Dal and Sikandar Dal, along with two unknown suspects, were booked and arrested a few hours after the incident but were released on personal bond.
Umerkot SSP Usman Aijaz Bajwa told Dawn that the attack seemed to be linked with and old dispute between Dal and Mirza families involved in a litigation.