Man kills 4 neighbours over ‘playing loud music’


12 perish in accidents Bannu
A man allegedly killed four persons of his neighbours after opening fire on them for playing apparently ‘loud music’ in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa’s Bannu district, on Tuesday.The incident took place in Awais Colony within the Mara Khel police station limits.The culprit, identified as Naseeb, had told his next door neighbours to turn down the music being played by them. The neighbours, however, refused to do so and they exchanged hot words which then led to a physical altercation.Naseeb then in a fit of rage broke into their home and opened fire on them in which the father, mother and son were killedm, while a bystander was also killed with six others sustained injuries.He then managed to flee the scene unchallenged. The injured were shifted to hospital.Police said that a case has been registered against Naseeb with efforts underway to arrest him.
At least six people, including two women, were killed and 13 others injured in separate road accidents in district Sahiwal on the 2nd day of Eidul Azha. Upon being informed of the accidents, rescue officials shifted the deceased and injured to nearby medical facilities. Reasons behind most of the accidents were over-speeding and drivers’ negligence, said police officials.
Earlier on June 8, at least two people had been killed while seven others suffered burn injuries when a passenger van had caught fire in Sahiwal.
Rescue sources had relayed the van caught fire near the Gamber Adda. As a result, nine people, including the driver of the vehicle, had suffered burn wounds.
Upon being informed of the incident, rescue teams had reached the site of the incident and shifted the injured to the District Headquarters Hospital. Police said the van had caught fire because of gas cylinder leakSix people died and 13 suffered injuries Tuesday night after a boundary wall collapsed in Gilgit-Baltistan.The incident occurred when the Independence Day celebrations were underway. ‘Six are confirmed dead, while three others are in critical condition,’ a hospital source said.According to witnesses, people had climbed a boundary wall to watch the Independence Day celebrations when it collapsed due to the weight of the people. ‘I saw people including women and children buried under the debris,’ a witness said.The rescue operation was launched immediately after the incident.The injured were shifted to combined military hospital. —INP

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