At least 17 persons including four and two minors were killed and 72 others including six women sustained injuries in different incidents of violence, enmity and mishaps.

According to details, in Jhang two motorcyclists were killed when a speeding bus hit them here on Jhang-Faisalabad road near Bypass here the other day. In another incident which happened in Chak 446/JB a motorcyclist was killed in a collision with a donkey-cart.

As per reports, 25-year-old Riaz, son of Sufi Haq Nawaz was going on his bike when suddenly his bike rammed into a donkey-cart coming from the opposite direction. Resultantly he died on the spot.

In yet another a youth was killed in a collision between a motorcycle rickshaw and a bike on Jhang-Bhakkhar Road near Mauza Koraywala. The deceased was identified as Pervaiz Iqbal. Similarly a young girl was electrocuted. Reportedly, in Mauza Satan Thal of Rodoo Sultan one Rehana, daughter of Ghulam Hussain Khokhar was pressing clothes when suddenly she sustained severe electric shocks from the iron and breathed her last instantly.

In Basti Makkiwali of Mohallah Bhabhrana, a 10-year-old girl was killed. As per reports, Mehwish, daughter of Allah Bakhsh was playing in street when suddenly a wall fell over her, killing her on the spot.

In another incident, a woman and her daughter, residents of Mauza Tahli Manginee jumped into Chenab River. As per details, sometime ago Attia Bano, daughter of Fizan Bibi eloped with her lover but her parents brought back due to which she got mentally retarded which disappointed her mother. The other evening she took her daughter to the bank of Chenab River and pushed her daughter into the river firstly and later Fizan Bibi herself jumped into the river. Resultantly she drowned while her daughter was saved by divers present on the spot.

In Mauza Kot Khuda Yar, a woman died due to snake bit. Reportedly, one Nasreen Bibi, wife of Zahid Hussain was asleep on the floor in her house when a snake bit her. She was taken to DHQ Hospital and later was referred to Allied Hospital but she breathed her last on the way to hospital.

Meanwhile, the police recovered the dead body of 45 year old man from sugarcane fields in Mauza Dorahta. On the other hand, in various road mishaps occurred in different parts of Jhang at least 66 people including Muhammad Sharif, Muhammad Nadeem, Nasra Bibi, Suria Bibi, Fatima Bibi, Manzoora Bibi, yaqoob, Zulaikhan Bibi, Wasim, Ali Shah, Dil Avaiz, Maryyam Bibi, Zakia Imarn, Kausar Bibi, Nauman Ali, Ghulam Ali, Qaisar Abbas,Qasim, Muhammad Yar, Saqlain, Ansar Abbas, Aftab, Kamran, Muhammad Yasin, Shehbaz, Shoaib khan, Haseeb, Zafar Khursheed, Kamran Ali, Javed , Hayatan Bibi, Umer Farooq, Irslan and others were critical injured and were admitted to DHQ hospital Jhang.

In KOT RADHA KISHAN, one Khalil Ahmad wanted to contract marriage with one Ayesha, sister of Sohail Ahmad, but her family refused. The other day the girl along with her family was returning home when Khalil along with his accomplices including Nasir Ali, allegedly opened fire on her at Mian Kay Morr. As a result Ayesha was killed on the spot while accused Nasir was also killed by the firing of his own accomplices in the incident.

In another incident, Iqbal allegedly slaughtered his former father-in-law Baba Muhammad Din when he was returning home at Gulberg Colony Kasur.

In the third incident, Muhammad Anus and his relatives including Shahzad were returning home after offering Eid prayers when their rivals including Farooq allegedly opened fire on them at Baigpur. As a result Muhammad Anus was killed on the spot while three other were seriously injured.

Similarly one Munir allegedly killed Ahsan over a matrimonial dispute here in Kot Radha Kishan.

Meanwhile, a farmer namely Rashid Ahmad was working in his fields near Orara village when unidentified accused shot him dead.

On the other hand, three women of a family were injured in a road accident. The incident occurred when members of the family were on the way to Chhanga Manga. In the meantime a van hit the motorcycle they were travelling. As a result Sughran Bibi, Shazia Bibi and Tayyaba Bibi suffered injuries.

Meanwhile, a newly-born child was found here in village Ghanyeky in the remit Kot Radha Kishan Police. Reportedly, the newborn baby was spotted by some villagers who informed the police. Later a local politician Shakil Mustafai adopted the child.

In ARIFWALA, two persons including a minor were killed in separate incidents here the other day.

According to detail, a youth was killed over a passage on land dispute on Eid day.

The incident occurred when four brothers namely - Rehmat Ali, Ashraf, Afzal and Hanif, residents of village Jewan Shah were returning home after offering Eid prayers. In the meantime Ghulam Mustafa and Allah Ditta opened fire on them. Resultantly Ashraf sustained gunshot wounds and was shifted to hospital but he succumbed to his injuries on the way. The reason behind the incident is said to be a dispute over way on their land. The Rang Shah Police registered a case.

In another incident, a 12-year-old boy died due to aerial firing.

As per detail, in village 63/EB one Adnan was going along a procession towards the shrine of a saint. Meanwhile, he started firing into the air due to which stray bullets hit a child identified as Sajjid, killing him instantly while a minor girl sustained injuries. The Arifwala City Police have started investigation.