Three children of a family were killed by a truck in Lakhuki Kahna area here on Friday.
According to police, 20-year-old Adil was going to school on a motorcycle for leaving his 10-year-old brother Anees and two-and-half-year-old niece Fatima when a rashly driven truck hit them.
As a result, the three received severe injuries and died on-the-spot while the driver fled. On information, police reached the spot and took the bodies and vehicle into its custody. Later, police handed over the bodies to the family and started investigation. Meanwhile, Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif on Friday expressed deep sense of sorrow and grief over the death of children in a road accident at Bedian Road here.
He extended sympathies to the heirs and directed the administration to provide the best healthcare facilities to the injured students. He also ordered for investigating the matter and sought report from the officials concerned.