KASUR/SAHIWAL-Three persons including a woman were killed in a road accident and a youth drowned in Mustafabad Canal, Kasur while two persons committed suicide in Sahiwal the other day.

According to police, three persons including a woman were killed when a speedy bus capsized near Bhoniky Morr in the suburbs of Pattoki city. The bus was on the way to Pakpattan from Lahore when it capsized near Bhoniky Morr due to over speed. As a result, three persons - Mazhar Abbas, his son Kamil Fareed and a woman Azra Bibi - were killed on the spot. Police are investigating.

On the other hand, a youth drowned while bathing in Mustafabad Canal. According to Rescue 1122, the youth identified as Imran, a resident of Jallo Morr Lahore, was on the way back home with his friend Babar. As they reached near Mustafabad Canal, both decided to take a bath in the canal. While bathing, Imran lost in the fast moving streams of the canal and his body could not be recovered even after hectic efforts made by Rescue 1122 divers.

In Sahiwal, two persons separately committed suicide over domestic issues in Chak/60 here the other day.

According to police, a disheartened man identified as Asif committed suicide by taking wheat preservative pills after being admonished by his father. He was shifted to hospital but could not survive. On the other hand, an Imam Masjid Zahid Parveez ended life by swallowing wheat preservative pills when his wife left home after having a quarrel with him. He was shifted to hospital where he breathed his last. Police are investigating.