Professor killed by kite string in Lahore

Observer Report

A professor at the Government Dyal Singh College died on Friday when a killer kite string slashed his throat while he was riding a motorbike at the city’s Muslim Town flyover.

Aftab Ahmed, a 30-year-old resident of Kasur and chemistry lecturer at Government Dyal Singh College, was driving to Lahore to teach in a college.

Police said Ahmed was critically injured when a killer kite string suddenly caught his neck, leaving severe cut wounds.

Upon receiving information, rescue personnel rushed him to the Lahore General Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.