At least two people including a woman died and four other were seriously injured when a man slit throats of six members of a family here on Friday, police said. The accused was held with murder weapon.
Police said that the accused over old enmity slit the throats of a couple and their four children in Chichawatni, city police station jurisdiction.
A woman among two people died in the incidents while four others were hospitalized in critical condition.
The police arrested the accused Waseem with murder weapon and after registering a case into the incident started an investigation.
Meanwhile, in Sargodha four people including two women were killed while another got injured in separate road accidents in Piplan and Kamar Misani police limits on Friday.
Police sources said that Ansar Iqbal (17), resident of Piplan, alongwith his sister Sumera Bibi and niece Humera (8 months old) were travelling on MM Road when a oil tanker collided with the motorbike. All three family members died on the spot, and the accused driver fled from the scene.
In another accident, a speeding tractor-trolley hit to death a motorcyclist Hasnain Shah of village Trugg tehsil Kamar Misani and caused injuries to pillion rider Yasir Shah, and fled.
Rescue 1122 shifted the injured to hospital. Police registered separate cases.