Pakistan family feud ends in massacre after 28 years

(Reuters) – A 60-year-old woman, her husband and their three children were axed to death in central Pakistan by the woman’s family in revenge for the couple marrying 28 years ago, police said on Wednesday.

The dead children were two girls and a son. A third daughter, 18, was wounded in Tuesday night’s attack in the central Pakistani city of Jhang, police said.

Police said the girl identified the killers as members of her mother’s family.

Muhammad Aslam, a policeman at Athara Hazari Police Station in Jhang, said the girl told police the attack was revenge for her mother’s remarriage to her beloved cousin 28 years ago.

Four members of Fatima’s family had arrived from the capital of Islamabad armed with daggers and axes, the girl told police…

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  • Drunk_by_Noon

    They do like their grudges and blood-feuds.

    • 30 years, that’s some grudge.

      • The Goat

        There is no forgiveness in Islam.

    • Raymond Hietapakka

      …it’s a 1,400 year-old grudge against Enlightenment and the happiness it brings…

  • It’s Islamic Alzheimers: As they age they forget everything except the senseless hatred and cold-blooded murder.

  • dance…dancetotheradio

    If they were in Ferguson, they would have been asked to death.

    • Bataviawillem

      That would be hammered to death.

  • Clausewitz

    “Gee Daddy, tell me the story again about how all cultures are equal. I like a good comedy”.

  • Sir Barrington Minge

    The religion of peace strikes again.
    These people just don’t deserve to be considered part of 21st century civilisation. It’s what they want, but they don’t have the ability to evolve beyond the 7th century.

  • Hard Little Machine

    Hey, it takes a village, fucktards.