LARKANA – At least 832 people including women and children were killed and thousands acres of crops destroyed in tribal clashes during past two months in the province.
The businesses have been badly disrupted and children cannot attend their schools as different quarreling tribes have made the areas no go zones for each others.
As per details, in the Hyderabad division:1 in Thatta ,2 in Badin, 3 in Sanghar ,1 in Tando Muhammad Khan, 1in Tando Allah Yar, 13 in Dadu and in Jamshoro 3 people lost their lives in tribal clashes.
Similarly, in MirpurKhas 2, and in Umer Kit district 4 people were killed in tribal clashes. In the same way, in Sukkur Division: 5 in Naushahro Feroz, 77 in Khairpur ,14 in Ghotki and 16 people were murdered in Sukkur.
A highest number of deaths and disputes recorded in Larkana division, where 41 people were killed in Kashmor and Kandhkot, while 6 people in Jacobabad, 16 in Shikarpur, 9 in Kamber-Shahded kot and 28 people were killed only in Larkana district in tribal clashes.
During last year, the 278 tribal disputes were reported, in a heavy firing between the tribes and indiscriminate firing on each other, in which 590 men, 126 women and 116 innocent children were killed in tribal clashes and other disputes, the reports said.
Meanwhile, 681 people were injured seriously in different disputes and 131 women and 298 men also abducted during attacks and in different disputes. The people robbed the cattle’s and occupied each other’s Lands, resultantly the education of children highly affected.
The people all over the province suffered in hunger and other health and education issues, as they had been forced to remain in their homes.
On the other side, different cases were registered against 769 accused amongst the villagers in tribal clashes, about 200 accused were arrested and innocent people were also sent to jails. The reports said that 668 people were innocent and were arrested in false charges by the police.
The local leaders and civil society told TheNation that there was no law and order situation in the conflict areas and law force agencies had failed to protect the common men as they were only severing the feudal and powerful persons in the areas who wanted to continue disputes among tribes for their vested interest.
They told that the women and children were not safe and the education of girls had become a dream in the tribal areas.
The y said the community chiefs and politicians were using the police for their own ends and innocent were being killed on account of Karo Kari/honor killings.
Chairman Jiye Sindh Qaumi Mahaz (JSQM) and other leaders have condemned the killings, adding that the feudal lords had occupied the resources and were string the clashes among the tribes.