KHAIRPUR:A youth was shot dead at his house near Tharimirwah on Sunday. Separately, a pregnant woman was electrocuted.

According to rescue sources, armed persons opened fire on Qurban Lashari, aged 34, at his house in village Lundo near Zafarabad. As a result, he died on the spot.

Police reached the spot, shifted his body to a local hospital for medico-legal formalities and later handed over to his heirs. Police said the cause behind the murder was an old enmity, however, they were further investigating the case.

Meanwhile, a pregnant woman was electrocuted in village Khameeso Majeedano on Sunday. Koonj Majeedano, aged 21, was switching off the electric motor at her house in village Khameso Majeedano when she received electric shocks and died. She was brought to a local hospital where the doctor confirmed her dead.