DASKA/DG KHAN/

BAHAWALPUR/SARGODHA/JHANG

Ten persons including two women were killed and 32 others injured indifferent road accidents and mishaps over the past 24 hours.

According to details, in Daska four persons including three friends were killed and another injured seriously in a fatal road accident near Imam Bukhari International Islamic University on main Daska-Sialkot Road here today.

Reportedly, Sialkot city based three friends Shahid Nadeem, Shehbaz Boota and Yasin Manzoor were coming to Daska in a car (LES-822) while enjoying light rainy when an overloaded passenger bus (SRO-5576) hit the car, in a bid to overtake another Mazda van. Resultantly the car stuck beneath the bus, killing all the three friends on the spot.

While two persons Mushtaq Boota (Mazda Van driver) and Imran Latif sustained injuries. They were rushed to Govt Allama Iqbal Memorial DHQ Hospital Sialkot where Mushtaq Boota succumbed to his injuries. According to doctors, condition of the other injured is out of danger now.

Police and Rescue 1122 officials shifted the dead bodies to Daska Civil Hospital for autopsy. The Motra Police have registered a case.

Similarly in Dera Ghazi Khan, a passenger bus overturned in Taunsa, killing at least four persons including a woman and left 21 others with multiple injuries.

According to details, the incident took place when the Bannu-bound bus coming from Karachi overturned due to speeding near Qambar Bridge. As a result four persons including a woman were killed instantly and more than 20 injured.

The rescue teams reached the spot and shifted the bodies and injured to Taunsa Sharif Tehsil Headquarters Hospital.

According to doctors four of the injured are in critical condition.

In Jhang, a man was killed and his son injured when another motorcyclist rammed into his bike while doing wheelies here on old Chiniot Road. As per details, Sultan Mehmmod along with his son Azhar Abbas was going on a bike on old Chiniot Road. When they reached near Basti Shehniwali, another motorcyclist, while doing wheelies, hit them from the rear. Resultantly, Sultan and his son fell down on the road meanwhile a tractor-trolley coming from behind crushed them. Resultantly Sultan Mehmood died on the spot while his son sustained serious injuries and was admitted to DHQ hospital.

While the one-wheeler succeeded in fleeing from the spot. In another mishap, two brothers gunned down their real uncle over a land dispute. Reportedly, Khizer Hayat Khokher a resident of Mauza Bhero situated in the remit of Qadirpur Police had a land dispute with his nephews.

He was at his cattle shed when two alleged armed culprits Asad and Qasim opened indiscriminate firing on his uncle, killing him on the spot and managed to escape from the scene. The police registered a case against the accused. Meanwhile, four people including Muhammad Irfan, Umair, Idrees and Ansar Abbas sustained critical wounds in separate incidents and were admitted to THQ hospital Shorkot.

In Sargodha, two prisoners died under mysterious circumstances in District Jail the other day. A Judicial inquiry has been ordered into the death of the prisoner identified as Nazar Mohammad and Aamir who were murder accused.

Meanwhile the jail authorities said that under trial Nazar Mohammad s/o Ghulam Abbas died due to Hepatitis while under-trial Aamir s/o Manzoor Hussain died due to acute meningitis.   

Meanwhile, Bahawalpur, a person was killed by opponents on doubt of having illicit relationship with a girl, another killed over a land dispute.

According to details, Basheer Ahmad, father of the victim, a resident of Chak 7BC Bahawalpur, told the media that his 24-year-old son Ajmal was on the way to get medicines when accused including Khalid, Shabir and Kala attacked him with axes and bricks. Resultantly he sustained critical injuries and died on spot.

He told that Shabir had also attacked his son few days on the suspicion of having illicit relationship with a girl. The police arrived on the spot and took the dead body to Bahawal Victoria Hospital Bahawalpur for post-mortem.

While in Fazilpur, Fareed Bakhsh, Nazeer and Qadir shot dead Hazoor Bakhsh and injured Asmat, Aman Ullah, Sajid and injured two women including Ashraf Mai and Farhat Mai. While one of the criminals Fareed also got injured.

The police registered a case and started investigation.