Khairpur:A youth was gunned down in a clash near Khairpur on Monday.


Two groups of Shaikh community developed a dispute near Sethiyo Canal of Khairpur and in the firing, youth Ali Gohar Shaikh was killed.


The body was shifted to Civil Hospital for medico-legal formalities and later handed over to the heirs. A mourning atmosphere prevailed in the area soon after the murder. Tense situation was also prevalent due to fear of more bloodshed. The police have arrested the accused, Rashid Shaikh, and started a probe into the incident.