SAHIWAL - A class 10 student was crushed under the wheels of a speeding bus. The accident occurred near Chak 56/4R on Noorshah-Gamber Road on Monday. The incident sparked a protest by the students who demanded arrest of the fleeing bus driver.

The incident occurred when a passenger bus (LES-8260) was on the way to Gamber from Noorshah. At the stop Chak 56/4R, deceased student Shafiq attempted to get on the moving bus. But fell down and crushed under its wheels. The bus driver ran away from the scene while the police impounded the bus. The Noorshah police registered a case against the runaway driver.

Meanwhile, the Fateh Sher police found the dead body of an unknown 30 years old man from Baba Farid Park Tariq bin Ziyad Colony. The man identified as M Naeem, an addict.

Anti-polio drive from Sept 4

HAFIZABAD- A three-day anti-polio campaign is being launched in the district from September 14, EDO (Health) Dr Muhammad Aslam Shaheed said. He said that the govt is taking all possible steps to eradicate polio and called upon the parents, teachers and members of civil society to extend cooperation to ensure success of the campaign.

He said that 195,890 children below five years of age would be administered anti-polio drops by 476 mobile teams in the district.