QUETTA: A woman identified as Maryam, wife of Muhammad Khan killed her 4 daughters by drowning them in water tank and then jumped in the tank to attempt suicide on Thursday near the area of Smungli Road, Quetta.
The woman was rescued but her four daughters could not be resuscitated.
The daughters include 10 years old Zakia, 8 years of Farzana, 8 years old Parwana and 2 years old Yasmeen. The father of the daughters said that his wife is mentally challenged while the police have recovered the bodies and transferred them to Civil Hospital for post mortem.
It should be mentioned here that mother of the minor girls is under treatment at a hospital in the provincial capital.
Emergency department, chief medical officer Dr. Naeem Durrani said that the girls were killed by drowning. NNI