LAHORE - A teenage boy died yesterday in a hospital after battling for life for 12 days, police said.

Thirteen-year-old Hamid was admitted to the Mayo Hospital with multiple injuries he sustained during a street-fight in Manawan. The body was moved to the morgue for an autopsy.

Police said Hamid was attacked by his three neighbours during a scuffle which erupted over a dispute. The boy sustained serious injuries and was admitted to the hospital where he expired on early Thursday.

Police have detained two suspects in connection with the brutal assault. A murder case has been filed against the attackers. Further investigation was underway.