HAFIZABAD-A 60-year-old citizen was gored to death by his sacrificial bullock when it ran amuck in his house here in Akhtar Town on Sunday.

According to hospital sources, Baba Shah Zaib purchased a bullock for sacrifice on Eidul Azha few days back. On Sunday the deceased was feeding the animal when it ran amuck and gored him. He was rushed to hospital where he breathed his last. Meanwhile, two villagers of Thatha Bamaan were seriously injured when armed dacoits intercepted them near Gujjarki village.

According to police source Muhammad Qasim and Waseem Ahmad were on the way to Thatha Bamaan from Kolo Tarar on a bike when two armed bandits attempted to rob them of the bike. But the shot at and injured them when they put up resistance. However, the accused fled the scene leaving the bike behind while the injured were shifted to the hospital.