SHEIKHUPURA - The Jhelum District Officer Coordinator (DOC) was killed while his two close relatives sustained injuries in an accident on Motorway near Farooqabad here on Tuesday.

DOC Zulfiqar Bhatti along with two his close relatives Nadeem and Khurram were on the way to Lahore from Rawalpindi in car. Reaching near Farooqabad, the driver lost control of the car in a bid to overtake another car.

As a result the DOC car skidded off the road and overturned. Resultantly, Mr Bhatti died on the spot while the two others sustained injuries and taken to hospital. The deceased DOC was recently posted in Jhelum and was considered to be an honest and dutiful officer. The Farooqabad Saddr Police are looking into the matter.

In another road accident a matriculation student namely Bilal died after being knocked down by a speeding tractor-trolley. The deceased student was going to school on Damoana Road. The Bhiki Police are looking into the absconding driver.