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Minor girl killed after thrown to ground in Gujranwala

Police launch investigation into incident
Police officials stand behind crime scene tape. AFP/File
Police officials stand behind crime scene tape. AFP/File

A minor girl was killed after being snatched from her father’s arms and thrown to the ground by unidentified men in Gujranwala on Saturday, police said.

The girl’s father, a local shopkeeper, had come to his shop when the accused individuals arrived in the city’s Laddhaywala Waraich area. They allegedly accused the father of theft and proceeded to snatch the young child from his grasp, only to then violently throw her to the ground.

The impact of the fall proved fatal, and the girl succumbed to her injuries at the scene. The police have launched an investigation into the matter and stated that the perpetrators will be apprehended soon.

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