MUZAFFARGARH-A woman allegedly poisoned her three children to death and later committed suicide over a second marriage dispute with her husband.

The incident occurred in Rangpur area of Muzaffargarh on Sunday.

According to the police, Fouzia came to know about the second marriage of her husband Ali Muhammad. At which the couple had a heated quarrel. Later, in a fit of rage, the woman first poisoned her three children identified as seven-year-old Ali Hamza, four-year-old Muzammil, and two-year-old Maria before taking the toxic herself.

Both Maria and Muzammil died on the spot while the woman and Hamza were shifted to Nishtar Hospital Multan where they also breathed their last. The police have registered a case and started further investigation.

TWO YOUTH DROWN

In Bhakkar, two youngsters drowned in canal while taking bath here on Sunday. The bodies were fished out and handed over to heirs.

Police said that a group of youngsters was enjoying bath in Thal Canal in Goharwala locality of Bhakkar when two of them went into deep water and drowned before they could be rescued.

Locals on self-help basis pulled out the bodies from the canal and shifted them to hospital where they were handed over to heirs.