FAISALABAD: At least three people were killed in different road accidents in Faisalabad on Friday. Police said an unidentified 35-year-old motorcycle rider was killed when a speeding tractor trolley hit him near Al-Shifa Hospital. The police shifted the body to a local hospital. In the second incident, 50 years old Kausar Bibi died on the spot while 30-year-old Younis was injured when a motorcycle hit them. In yet another incident, Taj Muhammad, 47, was killed while Rizwan, 28, suffered injuries when their two-wheelers collided with each on Jaranwala Road. Meanwhile, Thikriwala police arrested nine people on charge of gambling in Chak 66-JB Dhandra. The police said a police team conducted raid in Chak 66-JB and nabbed nine persons- identified as Shehbaz, Mumtaz, Samiullah, Muhammad Arshad, Lal Din, Parvaiz, Muhammad Sharif, Shakeel and Muhammad Anwar on charges of gambling. Cases have been registered against them.
Published in The Express Tribune, April 21st, 2018.