Kashmore: 27 Sep 2023: In a residence in the Mehwal Shah neighborhood of the Kashmore district's Kandhkot tehsil on Wednesday, a "rocket launcher's" ordnance exploded, killing nine people—four of them children—and injuring one lady.
The casualties were confirmed by Kashmore-Kandhkot Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Rohail Khoso, who identified the deceased as five children, two women, and two adults.He added that the deceased's remains had been brought to the Kandhkot Civil Hospital, while the injured woman had been moved from Kandhkot to a hospital in Larkana.
The official claimed that Ali Nawaz Sabzoi owned the house, which was within the boundaries of the Goghat police station, and that all of the people who were killed and hurt belonged to the same family.
According to SSP Khoso, the police had arrived at the site of the incident and had surrounded the area. According to him, children found a rocket while playing and brought it home where it exploded, due to which eight people were killed. The SSP said further investigation was under way and an emergency had been declared at the Kandhkot Civil Hospital.