A mentally unstable man is said to have killed 10 of his family members in Pano Aqil area of Sukkur on Wednesday.
The incident took place in Haleji Sharif village in Panu Aqil tehsil, Sukkur.
According to Senior Superintendent Police (SSP) Sukkur Irfan Sammo, the suspect Abdul Wahab stabbed and killed 10 of his family member while they were asleep.
The suspect, who is also the head of the family, is in custody and is reported to be mentally unstable.
Meanwhile Chief Minister Sindh Murad Ali Shah has taken notice of the brutal killings, directing the Inspector General (IG) Police to submit a detailed report on the matter.
Four women and four children are reported to be among the deceased.
Police has shifted the dead bodies to the hospital for postmortem as further investigation is underway.