LODHRAN: Two minor girls were killed when a speeding tractor overturned in the fields on Wednesday. According to police officials, a tractor trolley carrying nearly 50 cotton picking women overturned after running over an open ditch. As a result, Chak 231 WB resident15-year-old Abida and Chak 247WB resident Misbah, 13, were killed on the spot. Soon after the incident, police arrived at the scene and caught driver Imtiaz before starting an investigation into the incident. The deceased girls’ families have refused to follow legal proceedings and police have dropped the case.
Published in The Express Tribune, December 29th, 2011.
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