KOT RADHA KISHAN/OKARA-/BAHAWALPUR/SARGODHA - Five persons including a minor girl and boy were killed in different mishaps.

According to detail, in Kot Radha Kishan a woman and her three-year-old son were burnt alive when their house caught fire due to short-circuiting here in suburban village Gutti Klunjar the other day.

Reportedly, Liaqat Ali, his wife Rani Bibi and son Ansar were asleep in their single room house when a fire erupted that engulfed the house all of sudden. Resultantly Rani Bibi and her son were burnt alive while Liaqat sustained critical burns and was rushed to hospital. According to hospital sources, his condition is critical.

In OKARA, a motorcyclist was crushed to death by a pick-up van here near a Ghee Mills on Faisalabad Road the other day.

Javed, son of Abdus Sattar, a resident of Multan had come to Okara along with his father to work in as a sheller. He was passing through Faisalabad Road on a motorcycle (KK-9141) when a pick-up van LRL-4254 hit him to death. The police have registered.

In SARGODHA, a two-year-old girl drowned in sewerage in the remit of Sillanwali Police here on Monday.

As per detail, Tooba was playing in street in People Colony when she fell into sewerage and died.

Meanwhile the locals protested against the TMA authorities and demanded strict action against the responsible.

In BAHAWALPUR, a youth committed suicide over a domestic issue near Ahmadpur East, some 54-km from here on Monday. According to police sources, Nawaz was scolded by his elder brother Riaz, in disappointment he took poison and fell unconscious. He was rushed to hospital where breathed his last.