String of fatalities rocks Lahore

Five unidentified bodies found across city

Our Correspondent May 29, 2024
Photo: Express/File


At least 10 people lost their lives in separate incidents, including road traffic accidents and a suicide, in the provincial capital.

The first incident occurred in Johar Town, where two people died after a motorbike collided with a trawler on Canal Road.

The victims, Suleman and Umair, were riding with a third person on the motorbike when they collided with the trawler.

All three were severely injured and transported to a nearby hospital, where Suleman and Umair succumbed to their injuries.

Another road accident was reported on Lytton Road, where an individual injured in a collision with a car died during treatment at the hospital. The victim had suffered severe injuries after being hit by a speeding car.

In Manawan, near Dera Gujjran, a 30-year-old woman died after being struck by a speeding vehicle. Her identity, along with that of another man involved, has not yet been confirmed.

In a separate incident in Harbanspura, a 22-year-old man, Arsalan Arshad, committed suicide by hanging himself. Reportedly, he was depressed due to personal reasons.

On the day of the incident, he locked himself in a room and took his own life. His body has been sent to the morgue for autopsy.

Additionally, five individuals were found dead under suspicious circumstances across Lahore. Their identities have not been established.

A passer-by discovered a 26-year-old man unconscious in Naseerabad and alerted the police.

A team arrived and transported him to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead. His body has been moved to the morgue for autopsy.

In Islampura, the body of a 30-year-old unidentified man was recovered near Sessions Court.

Another unidentified man, aged 35, was found dead near Qainchi Bridge in Kot Lakhpat.

Two more individuals were found dead near Nishter Colony.

The causes of death for these cases are under investigation, and the bodies have been sent for post-mortem examinations.

The police have launched investigations into all these incidents to determine the causes and circumstances surrounding these deaths.

Published in The Express Tribune, May 29th, 2024.


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