HAFIZABAD - Cousin of PPP MPA Malik Fayaz Ahmad Awan died in a road mishap near Nanoana village here.

According to police source, Malik Nasir Awan s/o late MPA Fazal Qadir Awan and nephew of ex-MNA Malik Fazal Hussain Awan and cousin of PPP MPA Malik Fayaz Ahmad Awan was on the way to his village Nanoana when his bike skidded off the road. Resultantly he sustained serious injuries and was rushed to a local hospital from where he was referred to Lahore where he succumbed to his injuries.

He was laid to rest in local graveyard. The funeral was attended by large number of political and social workers of Hafizabad.