Three killed, several injured in separate incidents in Punjab


LAHORE: At least three people were killed, several others injured and more than a dozen arrested with arms and drugs during separate actions in various cities of Punjab on Friday.

Police said that body of a person killed with a sharp-edged weapon was recovered from a graveyard in a village of Chichawatni.

Gunny bag packed body of a 7-year-old girl hailing from Shahdara area of Lahore who went missing near the house of her paternal uncle some five days earlier was recovered from Mohallah Guru Nanak of Farooqabad in Sheikhupura.

Rescue sources said that one person died and several others were injured in a collision between passenger bus and truck at Gojra Morr in Jhang.

Four people were seriously injured in bus-trailer collision near Chowk Azam in Layyah.

Armed robbers shot injured a man upon resistance during motorcycle snatching near Chani Hijerwaan area of Hafizabad. Two drug pushers were held with 450 bottles of liquor near Chiniot Bypass.

More than 10 others involved in robberies, kidnapping and other crimes were arrested during separate in actions Hafizabad, Chiniot and Faisalabad.

The bodies and injured of all incidents were shifted to different hospitals of respective cities. Separate cases of all incidents were registered at concerned police stations and investigation was underway.