BAHAWALNAGAR/GUJRANWALA/

OKARA/SIALKOT

Eight persons including three women and two girls were killed in road accidents occurred in different areas over the past 48 hours.

In Bahawalnagar, a women and her daughter were killed in a road accident in the limits of Saddr Police on Sunday. The mishap occurred when two bikes collided head-on near Mohal Chowk Bahawalnagar. Consequently a woman and daughter were killed. One person sustained injuries in the inicdent. Rescue 1122 shifted the dead bodies and injured to DHQ Hospital Bahawalnagar.

In Gujranwala, a woman died in a road accident at Qila Didar Singh the other day. Nazia, 23, was travelling on a motorcycle-rickshaw. Near Qila Didar Sing, an oil-tanker collided with the rickshaw, killing the woman on the spot.

In another incident, the dead body of an unidentified man, having no head and arms was found in a nullah. Passersby spotted the dead body in a nullah near Alam Chowk and informed the Aroop Police. The police shifted the dead body to DHQ Hospital and started investigation. It has been suspected that someone had chopped off head and arms of the body and threw into the nullah. Identity of the deceased could not be ascertained till filing of this report.

In Okara, two persons were killed when a speeding trailer hit a motorcycle on Sunday.

Rescue sources said that on GT Road near Adda Kissan, a speeding trailer knocked down a motorcycle, carrying two persons. Resultantly, both the motorcyclists died instantly while the trailer driver fled the scene, leaving the vehicle.

In Sialkot, a woman identified as Kausar Bibi along with her two-year-old daughter Guriya were killed when roof of her house caved in. The incident took place during the construction of another room in Malkey Kalan locality of Sialkot city on Sunday.

Reportedly, a muddy room was being constructed when the roof came down, killing both the woman and her minor daughter. Another girl Saima, 8, and a labourer Ismail sustained critical injuries.

Rescue 1122 officials pulled out the dead bodies and injured from the debris. The injured were shifted to Sialkot hospital in critical condition.