11 die in road accidents in 24 hours

Our Correspondent
Tuesday, Aug 29, 2023

LAHORE: Around 11 people died, whereas 1,263 were injured in 1,190 road traffic accidents in all districts of Punjab during the last 24 hours.

Out of these, 657 people with serious injuries were shifted to different hospitals, while 606 victims with minor injuries were treated at the incident site by Rescue medical teams.

Five children injured: Around five children were injured after a transformer exploded with a huge blast in the Green Town area. Reportedly, the victims were playing in the street in Hadayata Pind, Green Town Puly, when all of a sudden a transformed exploded with a big bang. The victims received serious injuries. They were shifted to Children’s Hospital. DC Lahore took notice of the incident and issued instructions to the administration of the hospital to arrange best possible treatment for them.

Two arrested: Nishter Colony Police arrested two members of a dacoit gang. The arrested suspects were identified as Ali Raza and Ghulam Mustafa. They had attempted robbery two days back with a citizen identified as Nauman near Sunday Bazaar. Police also recovered five bikes and a pistol from their custody.

They were involved in nine cases. They were also caught with the help of a CCTV camera. The suspect Ali Raza was involved in at least nine cases, police said.