Mumbai: 35-year-old man Hasnain Anwar Warekar killed 14 members of his family, including seven children by slitting their throats after sedating them and then committed suicide.
The gory incident took place in Thane's Kasarvadavli area when assailant Hasnain slit the victims' throats with a large knife one after the other in the wee hours of February 28 after lacing their food with drugs.
However, one of Hasnain's sister, Subiya Barmar (22), survived the attack.
During his killing spree, Subiya had heard their mother pleading with Hasnain not to kill her. "I have given birth to you, please spare me," the mother told him before he killed her.
Those killed were identified as: Anwar Warekar (father, 65), Asgari (mother, 56), Jabin (wife, 28), Mubatshira, 6, and Umera, three months old, both daughters, Shabina Shaukat Khan, 35, Maria Irfan Fakki, 28, and Batul, 30 (sisters), Anas Shaukat Khan, 12, Sadiya Shaukat Khan, 16, and Arsiya Yusuf Bharmal, five-month old (nieces), Alihasan Shaukat Khan, 5, Umer Irgan Fakki, 7, and Yusuf Irfan Khan (nephews).