LAHORE: There were multiple incidents of suicide, accidents and mysterious deaths in the provincial capital. A 66-year old man died after being hit by a speeding car near the Ravi area.
Police officials said that the victim, identified as Khursheed, was crossing the road when a speeding car hit him on Bund Road near Ravi. As a result, the man died on the spot and the unidentified driver sped away right after the accident.
Police reached the spot, took the dead body into custody and shifted it to a morgue. Relatives of the deceased have been informed.
Meanwhile, a young woman committed suicide. Reportedly, 24-year-old Iqra, a resident of Sanda, consumed poisonous pills for unknown reasons. Police reached the spot and shifted the body to the morgue through an ambulance.
Moreover, the decayed body of a young woman was found at a house in Badami Bagh on Monday. Police officials said the body of 24-year-old Sana was found in a house near Morcha Stop while her 7-month-old child was found unconscious.
Police officials further said that the deceased’s child, Hiba Fatima, was found unconscious and found to be hungry for two days. Police registered a case and are investigating further.
Police officials added that further information would be revealed after the autopsy report.
In another incident, 13 people were injured when a coaster overturned after crashing into a tree at Adda plot on Raiwind Road on Tuesday. Rescue 1122 reached the scene and shifted the injured to the THQ Hospital in Raiwind City.
Additional input from APP
Published in The Express Tribune, June 19th, 2019.