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Three die in accident, 2 electrocuted in Kasur

KASUR – Three persons were killed in separate road accident here in and around Kasur while two labourers were electrocuted to death in a factory near Purnawan, Phoolnagar.

According to police, Mu­hammad Akram was trav­elling towards Allaabad by motorbike when a speeding truck hit the two-wheeler near brick kiln and man­aged to escape. He suffered serious injuries and died on the spot.

Separately, a speeding truck hit a rickshaw com­ing from opposite direction near Sahajwal, Saddar Pat­toki. As a result, rickshaw driver Qurban died instant­ly. Concerned police started investigation.

Meanwhile, two labour­ers were electrocuted to death, while three suffered injuries while working in a factory near Purnawan, Phoolnagar.

Police said on Thursday that five labourers received electric shock due to short circuit in the factory. Con­sequently, Allah Ditta (29), Shehbaz (18) died on the spot, while three others– Zia, Sajjad and Mudassir sustained critical injuries.

On getting information, Rescue-1122 reached the spot and shifted the bodies and injured to THQ hospi­tal, Chunian. Police started investigation.

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