LAHORE: At least 17 people suffered injuries when a passenger bus and a van collided on Multan Road on Friday. Police said that the bus driver lost control of the vehicle due to speeding. As a result, the victims received injuries. On receiving information, rescue teams reached the spot and shifted the victims to a nearby hospital. In a separate incident, a seven-year-old boy was killed and dumped into a drain in Sabzazar on Friday. Police said that the victim, identified as Azan, had gone to a nearby shop to buy something to eat. When he didn’t return after an hour, his family registered a complaint to the police. Police arrested the suspected shopkeeper named Imran. The suspect during the police custody confessed to murdering the victim after sexually assaulting him.
Published in The Express Tribune, March 16th, 2019.