LAHORE – A 22-year-old motorcyclist was killed when a rashly-driven truck smashed into his two-wheeler at Bund Road in Shafiqabad police area on Sunday.

The man, identified as Emanual Masih, riding on a motorcycle was on his way to work when a truck hit his motorbike from the rear side. The resident of Sahiwal district, Emanual, was crushed to death as the truck ran over him. The driver managed to escape from the crime scene while the police have impounded the truck and are investigating.

GUTTED: Valuables, furniture and office files were reduced to ashes when the fire erupted in the record room of the IBM Department in the University of Engineering and Technology. Rescue workers said that the fire broke out due to short-circuiting.

The firefighters rushed to the spot and managed to the put out the fire. However, valuables including books, computers, and office files were reduced to ashes. Further investigations were underway. Meanwhile, a 45-year-old woman was recovered dead under mysterious circumstances from her residence located in Sabzazar area, police said on Sunday.

The woman, identified as Kasur Bibi, was lying dead in her hose situated near Madina Chowk in (A-block) Sabzazar on early Sunday.

Her next-door neighbours spotted the dead body and contacted the police by phone. They also told the police that Kasur had been residing alone in the house. The police have removed the body to the morgue and are investigating.