LAHORE - A 25-year-old man ended his life by shooting himself at his house in Akbari Gate area on Tuesday, the police said.

The family told the police that Muhammad Sheraz, who was running a bakery shop, had developed differences with family members over his planned-marriage. The youth was engaged a couple of months ago and the family wanted to tie his knot with the girl of their choice at the earliest, police said. On Tuesday, Sheraz went to the washroom and shot himself with a pistol in the temple and died instantly. The police handed over the body to the family after fulfilling legal formalities. In another incident, a youth committed suicide by jumping in front of a train in Kot Lakhpat area. Eyewitnesses told the police that the youth, yet to be identified, suddenly jumped in front of a moving train. As a result, he was crushed to death on the spot.

The body was shifted to the morgue. The police are investigating.