KASUR-Four persons including two women were killed while two others were injured in traffic accidents and explosion of a gas cylinder here the other day.

According to police, a woman was crushed to death by a train near Pattoki Railway Station. Mobeen and Najma, residents of Pattoki, were crossing railway lines when speeding Allama Iqbal train crushed Najma to death. Mobeen sustained critical injuries in the incident.

At Basti Qadirabad, two siblings were killed in explosion of a gas cylinder. Ali Raza was fixing a fault in a gas cylinder at his house when the cylinder exploded with a blast, killing Ali Raza and his sister Asiya, 18, on the spot. The house caught fire due to explosion which was overcome by locals on self-help basis.

In a road incident, a 30-year-old man was killed in collision between a motorcycle and a qingqi rickshaw. The deceased was identified as Mustafa. He was on the way on a motorcycle along with his friend. Near Bherya Kalan Bridge, the motorbike he was driving was hit head-on by a motorcycle rickshaw. Mustafa was killed in the accident while his friend sustained critical injuries. He was shifted to hospital by Rescue 1122.