TOBA TEK SINGH
More than 27 people lost their lives during road accidents in the outgoing month of May here in the district, revealed Rescue 1122 monthly report on Monday.According to District Emergency Officer Hafiz Ayub Bajwa, the Rescue 1122 received 14,871 calls out of which 13,490 turned out to be prank, adding that rescuers responded 694 calls including 228 of accidents. He added that 596 patients were shifted to hospitals, however, 27 died on the spot before shifting them to hospitals.Meanwhile, a 50-year-old farmer attempted to commit suicide here in Pirmahal on Monday. Abdullah was worried over his financial condition due to joblessness so he took poison. He fell unconscious and was shifted to Pirmahal THQ Hospital in critical condition. In another incident, a 32-year-old man also attempted commit suicide in Chak 284/GB near Rajana. Shabbir Hussain reportedly exchanged harsh words with his sister over some domestic issue and in a fit of rage he took poisonous pills. He was admitted to Toba DHQ Hospital.