MULTAN: At least nine people of a family were killed and then set on fire in Ahsanabad area of the city, police sources revealed on Monday.

According to police, the victims were killed by firing, while one victim is said to be in a critical state.

The police sources have also told that a man who is identified as Ajmal killed his wife, children and sister-in-law with his father Zafar.

The police have arrested Ajmal and his father and are investigating the matter.