RAWALPINDI - A 24-year-old man was killed accidentally while slaughtering a sacrificial animal after being hit by a butcher's knife on his throat at Babu Lal Hussain Road, the limits of Police Station Ratta Amral on Eid day. The deceased identified as Rashid Akbar.
According to details, Rashid along with others was slaughtering a calf with a big butcher knife at his home on Eid day. As he scratched the knife on the neck of the sacrificial animal to cut its jugular vein, the calf went out of his control giving a big bounce to the knife, which hit the throat of Rashid. As a result, Rashid received a big cut on his jugular vein and died.