Three women lost their lives in three separate incidents in Multan and two persons were killed in an accident in Sargodha on Monday.

The deceased women were identified as Zarina Bibi, Shahnaz Bibi and Shabana Bibi. According to details, Zarina bibi was murdered by robbers, when she put up resistance against them. Police arrested two women namely Rashida and Rakhshanda on suspicion of their involvement in the murder while an unidentified accused managed to escape.

In another incident, the in-law and husband of Shabana Bibi allegedly subjected her to vehement torture and then poisoned her. She died in hospital while her husband and in-laws escaped. The police are on hunt for the accused.

One Shahnaz Bibi committed suicide after a domestic fight. Police said that she had a fight with her husband on which she got angry and hanged herself. Police were investigating into the incident.

In Sargodha, two passengers died and 12 others were injured in collusion between a coach and truck near Waigowal railway crossing on Khushab Road on Monday. Rescue sources said that driver of a Sargodha-bound passenger coach lost control of the vehicle due to speeding and rammed into a truck. Resultantly, three persons identified as Mohammad Akhtar and Sharif died on the spot while rescuers moved others 12 injured to hospital.

The traffic police sources informed that the accident occurred due to speeding.

In another accident, seven students were injured when a car ran over schoolchildren at the gate of a private school situated in Satellite Town. A stampede occurred outside the school and people rushed out of nearly mosque on hearing to shrieks of the children.

According to rescuers, a student lost control of his car and ran over several students including a passerby. The incident triggered panic as the injured students cried for help. People rushed to the scene and informed Rescue 1122 which shifted seven students to DHQ Teaching Hospital.