Web Desk (August 2, 2017: Twelve people were killed and 10 were injured in traffic accidents and firing incidents while two children drowned in various areas of the country.
Chiniot: Two persons were killed and another two were injured killed in a car-truck clash on Jhang Road near private sugar mill. The rescue staff has shifted the bodies and the injured to hospitals.
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Karachi: A man was killed in a traffic accident in Memon Goth area of Malir district.
Multan: A 27-year-old motorcyclist died on the spot when an unidentified armed man opened indiscriminate fire on him in Jhok Venus here. The victim was later identified by police as Baqar Hussain. According to police the victim had entered the house of a woman along with his friend when a man approaching from behind fired at him. The victim’s friend fled on the motorcycle after the firing. Police has initiated investigation and is interrogating the woman and the residents nearby. Homicide and forensic teams arrived on the scene of killing started collected evidence.
Shikarpur: Meanwhile two children drowned in a pond in Khedo Jaffri village near here. According to details one of the child slipped into the pond while the other drowned when he tried to save him. Bodies of eight-year-old Abdullah and seven-year-old Farhan have been recovered.
Ghotki: A man was killed and another was injured in a firing in a seminary located in Al Qutab Town here. Police said that the incident was marriage-proposal-related.
Charsadda: Heavy rains resulting in flash floods inundated low lying areas here while a nine-year-old child died and three others were injured when a roof of a house caved in Shabqadar area here.
Baseerpur: A pedestrian died when a car ran him over on Kasur Rad here.
Chunian: An eight-year-old girl was electrocuted in Illahabad area here.
Muzaffargarh: Two persons were killed and four others were seriously injured when a speedy trawler ran over a motorcycle rickshaw near Chaman by-pass here.