Indian man fatally stabs 14 relatives before suicide
Feb 28, New Delhi: A man in India stabbed 14 members of his family to death, including six children, before hanging himself. He killed all his family members with a butcher's knife early Sunday, police conformed.
An officer at the police control room in the city of Thane, located outside of Mumbai, said it was unclear why Hasnain Warekar killed his family just after midnight Saturday. The officer spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak to reporters, reports said.
The victims' bodies were discovered early Sunday morning in the man's home.
The officer gave no other details, but the Press Trust of India news agency reported that the dead included six children and that a family dispute over property was behind the attacks.
The bodies have been sent to a Thane hospital for autopsies. No other details were immediately available.
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