QILA DIDAR SINGH - A minor girl was killed in a traffic accident while another sustained critical injuries after being mauled by a stray dog here the other day.

Police said that a one-and-a-half-year old girl died while her mother sustained critical injuries in a van-rickshaw collision on Hafizabad Road, Kot Ishaq. Sobia was travelling in the rickshaw. She was carrying her minor daughter Aliya who was killed on the spot after the rickshaw was hit by a passenger van. Sobia herself was injured and rushed to Gujranwala District Headquarters Hospital for treatment.

In another incident, a five-year-old girl sustained critical injuries after being mauled by a stray dog on the way to madrasa. Naghma, daughter of Amin, resident of Adeel Town, Kot Ishaq was on the way to madrasa for studying Quran in wee hours of morning when she was mauled by a stray dog. She was shifted to hospital where she is being treated.